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ANNOUNCEMENT: Raptor RDF Parser Library 1.4.16

From: Dave Beckett <dave@dajobe.org>
Date: Mon, 01 Oct 2007 00:04:47 -0700
Message-ID: <47009C0F.2020303@dajobe.org>
To: semantic-web@w3.org

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                   Raptor RDF Parser Library 1.4.16
                      http://librdf.org/raptor/

Raptor is a free software / Open Source C library that provides a set
of Resource Description Framework (RDF) parsers and serializers that
both generate RDF triples by parsing syntaxes and serialize RDF
triples into a syntax.  It is a mature, portable and high performance
library that works across many systems and architectures.

It parses the following syntax into RDF triples:
  RDF/XML, N-Triples, TRiG, Turtle, GRDDL (including microformats
  hCard and hCal) and RSS tag soup for RSSes, Atom 0.3 and Atom 1.0.
and serializes RDF triples into the following syntaxes:
  RDF/XML, RDF/XML abbreviated, RDF/XML XMP, N-Triples,
  Atom 1.0, RSS 1.0, Graphviz DOT and Turtle.

The main changes in this version since the last release 2007-03-26 are:
 * 100% support for the GRDDL W3C Recommendation of 2007-09-11
 * Turtle parser and serializer updated to support @base from Turtle 2007-09-11.
 * Turtle and RDF/XML serializers had performance improvements for large graphs.
 * Added a TRiG Parser based on Turtle with named graph support.
 * Several other API changes, fixed and improvements were made.
 * Fixed reported issues: 0000188, 0000192, 0000194, 0000195, 0000207,
   0000210, 0000214, 0000216, 0000217, 0000232, 0000237, 0000238 and
   0000239
... many of which are demonstrated in Triplr http://triplr.org/

For full details of the changes see the Raptor 1.4.16 release notes at
  http://librdf.org/raptor/RELEASE.html#rel1_4_16

Binary RPM packages for Fedora Core 7 may be made later but Raptor is
in Fedora Extras so distributor packages may appear.  Binary deb
packages for Debian unstable will be made available shortly via the
standard debian archive and download.librdf.org.

Sources and binaries are also available from the Redland
SourceForge mirror site at http://sourceforge.net/projects/librdf/

The http://librdf.org/ site lets you browse and check out the latest
version of the sources in Subversion and use Raptor in various demos
as part of Redland such as Triplr http://triplr.org/

For more information on Redland, Raptor or Rasqal please join
the redland-dev list by visiting http://librdf.org/lists/

Dave
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