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Re: working online RDFa parsers?

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2009 11:17:36 +0100
Message-ID: <4B1CD640.7040200@w3.org>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
CC: public-rdfa@w3.org
Hey Dan,

I do not know why pyRdfa does not show up on the google list. But the
package is certainly downloadable and usable from inside an RDFLib (ie,
Python) applications.

There are some plans to add pyRdfa as a standard parser module in a
future RDFlib distribution, too (not done by me...)

Ivan

Dan Brickley wrote:
> Hi folks
> 
> http://www.google.com/search?q=rdfa+parser
> 
> gives ...
> (1.) http://www.siatec.net/rdfaparser/
> 
> This fails with "Fatal error: Call to undefined function xslt_create()
> in /web/htdocs/www.siatec.net/home/rdfaparser/index.php on line 41"
> 
> (2.) http://torrez.us/rdfa/
> 
> This fails with "<type 'exceptions.ImportError'>	Python 2.6.2:
> /home/eliast/sw/bin/python
> Wed Dec 2 06:58:43 2009 [ several pages of errors omitted] "
> 
> (3.) is a link to Toby's CPAN library, so not directly usable online.
> 
> (4.) Next hit is to a promising but incomplete Ruby library -
> http://code.google.com/p/ruby-rdfa/
> 
> (5.) http://blogs.sun.com/bblfish/entry/rdfa_parser_for_sesame is a
> blog post about adapting the Jena RDFa parser to work in the Sesame
> APIs.
> 
> 
> Also recently I tried to update my Raptor/Redland installations on
> both OSX and Ubuntu, but didn't find the librdfa integration showing
> up in those distributions yet.
> 
> I know there are compliant RDFa parses out there, but if there is a
> canonically useful and up to date service online, it is hiding away.
> 
> I've previously used a script from Ivan, but that isn't showing up
> when I search - rdfa parser - and there is nothing integrated with
> either the main RDF/XML parser service, or the HTML validator
> (although latter can check basic markup compliance with RDFa).
> 
> So what tools are you all using? And what can be done to improve the
> state of tooling for casual users / learners?
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Dan
> 

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