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ANN: 4Suite 0.10.1

From: <uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 07:33:41 -0700
Message-Id: <200101161433.HAA25206@localhost.localdomain>
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Fourthought, Inc. (http://Fourthought.com) announces the release of

                             4Suite 0.10.1
   Open source tools for standards-based XML, DOM, XPath, XSLT, RDF
       XPointer, XLink and object-database development in Python


4Suite is a collection of Python tools for XML processing and object
database management.  An integrated packaging of several formerly
separately-distributed components: 4DOM, 4XPath and 4XSLT, 4RDF, 4ODS,
4XPointer, 4XLink and DbDOM.


    * PyXML (0.6.3 + fixes) is now built in
    * Implement XInclude
    * DbDom: Implement cloneNode and document fragments
    * XSLT: More thorough test harness
    * XSLT: Support source docs from stdin on 4xslt command line
    * XSLT: Implement unparsed-entity-uri
    * XSLT: Restricted HTML writer output allowed as security tool
    * XPath: Add extension funcs: evaluate,distinct,split,range,if,find
    * DOM: Update to 2000-11-13 level 2 recomendation
    * DOM: Proper SAX2 support for reader
    * DOM: Add native sgmlop reader
    * RDF: Add removeAll to Model
    * Documentation updates and consolidation
    * Domlette reader option to force 8-bit DOM strings even in Python 2.0
    * Organize Reader and URI handler APIs to allow easier customizations
    * Many Python 1.5.2 and 2.0 compatibility fixes
    * Many misc optimizations
    * Many misc bug-fixes
    * 4Suite.org revamped: much heavier use of 4Suite Server features

More info and Obtaining 4Suite

Please see


From where you can download source, Windows and Linux binaries.

4Suite is distributed under a license similar to that of the
Apache Web Server.

Uche Ogbuji                               Principal Consultant
uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com               +01 303 583 9900 x 101
Fourthought, Inc.                         http://Fourthought.com 
4735 East Walnut St, Ste. C, Boulder, CO 80301-2537, USA
Software-engineering, knowledge-management, XML, CORBA, Linux, Python
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