[rdfweb-dev] parser pragmatics: Redland 4 win, Raptor in PHP?

elijah wright elw at stderr.org
Thu Jul 22 03:43:00 UTC 2004


let me know if you need a hand or an extra set of eyes.  i suspect that
any redland/raptor wrapper will have to be built alongside php's xmldom
stuff, so that they both link to the same copy of libxml2.....

elijah


> I'll give this a try. It's the least I can do for coming into this party
> late, and asking where the beer is.
>
> Be nice to contribute to one of these shindigs anyway.I have a fairly
> good idea what needs to be included, but I may not have it for a couple
> of days. If someone gets this done sooner, don't hold that t-shirt and
> beer for me.
>
> Well, maybe one bottle.
>
> Shelley

> On Tue, 20 Jul 2004 22:27:59 -0500, Shelley Powers
> <burningbird at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'll give this a try. It's the least I can do for coming into this
> > party late, and asking where the beer is.
> >
> > Be nice to contribute to one of these shindigs anyway.I have a fairly
> > good idea what needs to be included, but I may not have it for a
> > couple of days. If someone gets this done sooner, don't hold that
> > t-shirt and beer for me.
> >
> > Well, maybe one bottle.
> >
> > Shelley
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, 20 Jul 2004 23:41:37 +0100, Dave Beckett
> > <dave.beckett at bristol.ac.uk> wrote:
> > > On Tue, 20 Jul 2004 22:06:13 +0100
> > > Julian Bond <julian_bond at voidstar.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > elijah wright <elw at stderr.org> wrote:
> > > > >Julian, you seem to be the chief instigator here - what bits of
> > > > >raptor/redland do you want built?  bindings requests?
> > >
> > > That's not hard.  Raptor and redland have been built by individuals
> > > and shipped inside windows products.  Raptor's is inside RDF Gateway
> > > for example.  Redland's is in win32 builds of w3c's amaya or
> > > annotea, I forget which.  I've accepted patches for win32 fixes for
> > > compiling with Visual Studio 6, the latest were last month.  There
> > > are very few unixisms in either, and for example, raptor has good win32
> > > file: URI support.
> > >
> > > (cygwin is out of scope for this discussion.)
> > >
> > > > Enough to call it from php. Which I think means a php extension dll
> > > > with enough supporting dlls for it to work.
> > >
> > > I expect you can compile it statically.  You do need an XML parser
> > > somewhere.  From what I see, you need a shared library/dll and maybe
> > > a php initialisation file to load it, set a few things up.
> > >
> > > > I'm kind of assuming that I'll be able to parse a large string to a
> > > > model and then query the model with PHP calls.
> > >
> > > That will need redland since only it has models (RDF graphs).
> > >
> > > > So that's the PHP binding, Redland, and Raptor?
> > >
> > > To repeat what I've said elsewhere - I presently have no MS Visual
> > > Studio licenses, MS Windows licenses or any related required software,
> > > or spare computers to install that in a safe fashion (that's real
> > > money needed).  At this time I do not want to take this on as well
> > > since the redland & related free software/open source work is the
> > > priority.
> > >
> > > Dave
> > >
> > >
> > >
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