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Re: RDFa parser for RDF.rb

From: Gregg Kellogg <gregg@kellogg-assoc.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 13:07:08 -0400
To: "Hellekin O. Wolf" <hellekin@cepheide.org>
CC: Nicholas Humfrey <nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk>, "public-rdf-ruby@w3.org" <public-rdf-ruby@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EF507AE4-F595-45BF-AA8A-2673FEB44C09@kellogg-assoc.com>
RDF::RDFa is a native ruby implementation of RDFa. It's currenly on track with work on RDFa 1.1 based on the latest editors draft. rdf-raptor relies on the Redland/Raptor native implementation, which has more complex installation dependencies. RDF::RDFa only relies on Nokogiri, which is based on LibXML, a standard include in Ruby distributions.

RDF:RDFa is not yet fully compliant with the RDFa 1.1 spec, as there are some issues to be worked out in underlying support for primitive RDF resources. However, it is a straight port of the RdfContext RDFa parser, which is fully compliant.

RdfContext also has compliant implementations of RDF/XML and N3-rdf, all implemented in native Ruby. They'll be released in due course.


On Jun 3, 2010, at 9:36 AM, Hellekin O. Wolf wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 12:27:16PM +0100, Nicholas Humfrey wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have been working with Gregg Kellogg to convert his RDFa parser in
>> rdf_context to work with RDF.rb.
> *** Can you summarize the differences with rdf-raptor?
> ==
> hk
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