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ANNOUNCEMENT: Raptor RDF Parser Library 1.4.18

From: Dave Beckett <dave@dajobe.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 21:25:43 -0700
Message-ID: <48631A47.5010404@dajobe.org>
To: 'Semantic Web' <semantic-web@w3.org>

                    Raptor RDF Parser Library 1.4.18
                       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, Turtle and JSON.

The main changes in this version since the last release 2008-03-30 are:
   * Added an RDFa parser using an embedded version of librdfa by Manu
     Sporny of Digital Bazaar.
   * Added an Atom 1.0 (RFC 4287) serializer with several output
     parameters.
   * Improved RSS 1.0 serializer functionality and resilience.
   * Added new API methods for qname, serializer, sequence and XML
     writer classes.
   * Many other fixes and resilience improvements.
   * Fixed reported issues: 0000186 and 0000255.

For full details of the changes see the Raptor 1.4.18 release notes at
   http://librdf.org/raptor/RELEASE.html#rel1_4_18

Binary deb packages for Debian unstable will be made available
shortly via the standard debian archive and download.librdf.org.
Fedora RPMs and SRPMs will be made available later.

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
Received on Thursday, 26 June 2008 04:26:32 GMT

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