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Sesame 0.4 released

From: Jeen Broekstra <jeen.broekstra@aidministrator.nl>
Date: Wed, 8 May 2002 14:10:26 +0200
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-Id: <02050814011300.01127@estoril>

We are pleased to announce the release of version 0.4 of the 
Sesame server. It can be downloaded from:

  http://sourceforge.net/projects/sesame/ 

under the terms of the LGPL. An online demonstration can be 
found at:

  http://sesame.aidministrator.nl/

The software has been improved and extended considerably since
the previous version. 

Sesame is a storage and retrieval facility for RDF and RDF 
Schema. Its main features are:

- support for persistence in either MySQL or PostgreSQL.
- support for the RDF Schema Query Language (RQL).
- support for the RDF Data Query Language (RDQL).
- support for adding and deleting statements.
- support for exporting ontology and/or data as serialized XML.
- an RDF Model Theory inferencer that computes the closure of an 
  RDF Schema.
- A Truth Maintenance System that preserves consistency of the   
  repository over delete operations.
- communication through HTTP.
- a Java client library for easy embedding of HTTP communication 
  in client applications.
- RDF SAIL: a Java API for storing and retrieving RDF and RDFS.
- RDF Explorer: a web-based tool for walking/clicking through
  RDF graphs stored in Sesame.

More extensive information can be found at the websites 
mentioned above.

We would welcome your feedback and comments.

Regards,

Jeen 
-- 
jeen.broekstra@aidministrator.nl
aidministrator nederland bv - http://www.aidministrator.nl/ 
julianaplein 14b, 3817 cs amersfoort, the netherlands
tel. +31-(0)33-4659987, fax. +31-(0)33-4659987
Received on Wednesday, 8 May 2002 08:10:25 GMT

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