The swish package

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Swish is a framework, written in the purely functional programming language Haskell, for performing deductions in RDF data using a variety of techniques. Swish is conceived as a toolkit for experimenting with RDF inference, and for implementing stand-alone RDF file processors (usable in similar style to CWM, but with a view to being extensible in declarative style through added Haskell function and data value declarations). It explores Haskell as "a scripting language for the Semantic Web".

Swish is a work-in-progress, and currently incorporates:

Major Changes:

Bugfix: stop losing triples with a bnode subject when using the N3Formatter; this also makes the scripts/ test pass again. Several commands in Swish scripts now create screen output (mainly to check what it is doing). Added the developer flag for building.
updates the Swish script parser to work with the changes in (reported by Rick Murphy). Several example scripts are installed in the scripts/ directory, although only works with this release.
is an attempt to update version 0.2.1 ( to build against a recent ghc install, with some clean ups - including support for the current N3 specification - and the addition of the NTriples format. It has not been tested against ghc7.


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Dependenciesarray (==0.3.*), base (>=3 && <5), binary (==0.5.*), bytestring (==0.9.*), containers (==0.3.*), directory (>=1.0 && <=1.1), filepath (>=1.1 && <=1.2), HUnit (==1.2.*), mtl (>=1 && <3), network (>=2.2 && <2.4), old-time (==1.0.*), parallel (==2.2.*), parsec (==2.1.*), random (==1.0.*) [details]
Copyright(c) 2003, 2004 G. Klyne; 2009 Vasili I Galchin; 2011 Doug Burke; All rights reserved.
AuthorGraham Klyne -
CategorySemantic Web
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ExecutablesSwish, QNameTest, LookupMapTest, VarBindingTest, RDFRulesetTest, RDFQueryTest, RDFProofTest, RDFProofContextTest, RDFGraphTest, RDFDatatypeXsdIntegerTest, N3FormatterTest, N3ParserTest, NTTest, GraphTest, GraphPartitionTest, BuiltInMapTest
UploadedTue Apr 12 23:43:42 UTC 2011 by DouglasBurke
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Readme for swish-

This is an update to Swish [1,2] so that it builds with a recent
Haskell platform (although it has not been tested against ghc-7 and
the 2011.2.0.0 Haskell Platform releases).

For more information on this release see [3].