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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Raptor RDF Parser Library 1.4.19

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2009 11:29:15 +0200
Message-ID: <4A6438EB.6050101@danbri.org>
To: Dave Beckett <dave@dajobe.org>
CC: 'Semantic Web' <semantic-web@w3.org>

Hi Dave,

On 19/7/09 22:59, Dave Beckett wrote:
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>                     Raptor RDF Parser Library 1.4.19
>                        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.


Thanks for your tireless work on this!

> 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.

Doesn't it also handle RDFa (at least RDFa/XHTML) now, via the inclusion 
of librdfa?

> 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.
>            *** WARNING: FUTURE ABI and API CHANGES ***
>    The next release of raptor 1.4.x will include bug fixes only and no
>    new features. New development will move to raptor 2 where a planned
>    ABI and API break will happen. There may be preview releases of
>    raptor 2 with 1.9.x numbering.

Intriguing. Can you post more about this sometime? eg. plans for Redland 
and Rasqal changes too? Where are things heading?

> The main changes in this version since the last release 2008-06-25 are:
>    * Many improvements to RSS tag soup (RSSes and Atom) parser and the
>      RSS 1.0 and Atom serializers.
>    * Several fixes and improvements to the N-Triples, RDFa and RDF/XML
>      parsers and Turtle serializer.

Ok, RDFa's in there. Great :)


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