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Re: [ANN] Shape Expressions 2.1 release

From: Dimitris Kontokostas <jimkont@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2019 08:53:45 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+u4+a1rqobny6eGurm_m1gK4b_haxiiUmN1GCGC--vE5YtkPg@mail.gmail.com>
To: ShEx Public W3C- CG <public-shex@w3.org>
This is another big accomplishment for ShEx,
Congratulations to everyone!

On Tue, Nov 5, 2019 at 8:52 AM Dimitris Kontokostas <jimkont@gmail.com>
wrote:

> The ShEx community group is happy to announce the release of ShEx 2.1.
>
> The new ShEx release consists of three deliverables:
>  * Shape Expressions Language 2.1 http://shex.io/shex-semantics-20191008/
>  * Shape Expressions Primer 2.1 http://shex.io/shex-primer-20191009/
>  * Shape Expressions Test Suite 2.1 https://github.com/shexSpec/shexTest/
> including 1089 validation tests, 99 negative syntax tests, 14 negative
> structure tests and 432 schema conversion tests between ShExC, ShExJ and
> ShExR(*).
>
> The test suite has an Implementation Report including 4 of the 5
> implementations: http://shexspec.github.io/shexTest/reports/2.1/
>
> ShEx 2.1 is backwards compatible with ShEx 2.0. The major changes include:
>  * `START` clauses in imported schemas are now ignored instead of throwing
> an error
>  * Added IMPORT functionality (round-trips between ShExC, ShExJ and
> ShExR). http://shex.io/shex-primer-20191009/#import
>  * Added language support in value sets.
> http://shex.io/shex-primer-20191009/#value-sets
>  * Updated definition of semantics to clarify recursion.
> http://shex.io/shex-semantics-20191008/#validation
>  * Added annotations and semantic actions to node constraints.
> http://shex.io/shex-semantics-20191008/#prod-bracketedTripleExpr
>  * ShExC grammar allows ()s around simple TripleConstraints.
>  * Added hundreds of tests of schema, validation and structure tests.
>  * Multi-line comments (/* … */).
> http://shex.io/shex-semantics-20191008/#term-PASSED_TOKENS
>
> ShEx is running as a W3C community group and is open for everyone
> interested in the language and the related technologies to join at
> https://www.w3.org/community/shex/
>
> Best regards,
> Dimitris Kontokostas, Andra Waagmeester on behalf of the ShEx W3C CG
>
> (*) Sample of test additions since v2.0:
>  * schema tests -
> https://github.com/shexSpec/shexTest/blob/master/schemas/manifest.ttl#L3680-L3934
>  * Validation tests -
> https://github.com/shexSpec/shexTest/blob/master/validation/manifest.ttl#L15895-L16179
>  *
> https://github.com/shexSpec/shexTest/blob/master/validation/manifest.ttl#L11037-L11490
>
>

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Kontokostas Dimitris
Received on Tuesday, 5 November 2019 06:54:19 UTC

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