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Re: RDF.rb Release Release 3.0.0

From: Anthony Durity <a.durity@umail.ucc.ie>
Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2018 12:58:36 +0000
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To: Gregg Kellogg <gregg@greggkellogg.net>
Cc: W3C Ruby RDF mailing list <public-rdf-ruby@w3.org>
Big shout out to all the Ruby RDF team for the yummy code. A happy new year
to you all.

On 31 December 2017 at 23:49, Gregg Kellogg <gregg@greggkellogg.net> wrote:

> I'm happy to announce release 3.0.0 of RDF.rb and related gems. Detailed
> information on changes are in the RDF.rb release nodes [1].
>
> Unlike the 2.0 release, 3.0 does not bring substantial new features, but
> deprecates problematic methods that were interfering with Ruby 2.0 keyword
> arguments. In particular, the #to_hash, and #to_ary methods are
> automatically invoked, in certain circumstances, to automatically turn
> objects implementing these methods into Hashes and Arrays respectively.
>
> The 3.0 release is needed for semantic versioning purposes as they
> technically cause an incompatibility with 2.x versions. Prior to this
> change, a call such as RDF::Query.new(pattern) could have implicitly turned
> the pattern into a hash, as pattern implemented #to_hash. By removing
> RDF::Statement#to_hash, this no longer happens. Note that RDF::Statement,
> and other classes, continue to implement #to_h (and #to_a) so that
> appropriate conversions can still be made, they just need to be explicit.
>
> With the exception of the SPARQL gem, this release is fully compatible
> with Ruby 2.5. The SPARQL gem has issues related to a reported bug [3].
>
> For complete notes on the 3.0 release see [4].
>
> Gregg Kellogg
> gregg@greggkellogg.net
>
> [1] https://github.com/ruby-rdf/rdf/releases/tag/3.0.0
> [2] https://makandracards.com/makandra/36013-heads-up-ruby-
> implicitly-converts-a-hash-to-keyword-arguments
> [3] https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/14263
> [4] https://github.com/ruby-rdf/linkeddata/releases/tag/3.0.0
>
>
>
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