Re: [ANN] Sophia: A Rust toolkit for RDF and Linked Data


Thanks, it looks very interesting. What is the difference between this
project and other RDF Rust libraries, particularly Rome

Perhaps it would be a good idea to form a group for those interested in
implementing Semantic Web standards in Rust, sort of like a "Are We
Semantic Web Yet?" so we can create a roadmap to have a pure-Rust library
which supports the majority of the current standards from RDF/XML to

John McCrae

On Sun, 27 Jan 2019 at 21:34, Pierre-Antoine Champin <> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I have been working recently on a Rust implementation of RDF and Linked
> Data.
> It is called Sophia (, and it is
> still in a very early stage. However, it is designed with genericity and
> extensibility in mind, and following Rust's motto of "zero-cost
> abstraction".
> I also published a benchmark that I used to compare Sophia to other RDF
> libraries. The first promising results are available here:
> .
> Finally, one of my short term goals is to provide a Web Assembly version
> of Sophia, since Rust has a very dynamic ecosystem around Web Assembly.
> Best,
>   Pierre-Antoine Champin

Received on Monday, 28 January 2019 12:24:08 UTC