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Re: [announcement] SIMILE Longwell 1.0 Released

From: <jos.deroo@agfa.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2004 12:44:01 +0200
To: stefanom@mit.edu
Cc: general@simile.mit.edu, jena-dev@yahoogroups.com, www-rdf-dspace@w3.org, www-rdf-interest@w3.org, www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFBC1923EA.A06EB455-ONC1256F36.00394A4F-C1256F36.003B0B82@agfa.com>

Wow! Very nifty!!
Is running with jdk1.5.0 (am using cygwin)
Did a test with nciOncology.owl in bundle and footprint/performance is 
[INFO - edu.mit.simile.RDFBrowser] Time to read in RDF data and schemas: 
52.606 seconds
[INFO - edu.mit.simile.RDFBrowser] Prior to inferencing, RDF model 
contains 470823 statements
and longwelled through 27743 results type: 

Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/

Stefano Mazzocchi <stefanom@mit.edu>
Sent by: www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org
23/10/2004 03:07

        To:     www-rdf-dspace@w3.org, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
        cc:     jena-dev@yahoogroups.com, general@simile.mit.edu, (bcc: Jos 
        Subject:        [announcement] SIMILE Longwell 1.0 Released

The SIMILE project, a joint project conducted by the W3C, HP, MIT
Libraries, and MIT CSAIL to promote semantic inteoperability of metadata
between digital libraries, is happy to announce the release of their
web-based general RDF browser.

Longwell is a Java web application written on top of Jena, Apache
Velocity and Apache Lucene, providing the ability to browse and search
any kind of RDF dataset, both thru facetted browsing and thru free-text
search and thru the combination of the two.

Longwell can be tuned to different RDF ontologies with no need to write
additional code.

Longwell is open source and it's released under a BSD-style license.

To know more point your browsers to:


Development is done in an purely collaborative way and the SIMILE team
welcomes contributions, suggestions, bug reports and feature requests.

The instructions on how to subscribe to the mailing lists and where to
find them archived is at


Thank you and happy RDF browsing with Longwell!

On behalf of the SIMILE tech team:

Stefano Mazzocchi
Research Scientist                 Digital Libraries Research Group
Massachusetts Institute of Technology            location: E25-131C
77 Massachusetts Ave                   telephone: +1 (617) 253-1096
Cambridge, MA  02139-4307              email: stefanom at mit . edu
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