tmproc Version 0.20: a Topic Maps Implementation
Date: 13 Jul 1999 13:45:33 -2300 From: Geir Ove Grønmo <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: ANN: tmproc 0.20, a Topic Maps implementation
I'm pleased to announce the second release of tmproc, a Topic Map processor. This release is updated according to the final standard.
Suggestions and bug reports should be sent to: email@example.com
Geir O. Grønmo
Released: July 14th 1999
Author: Geir O. Grønmo, firstname.lastname@example.org
- This version supports the final release of the standard.
- Minor bugfixes
- Works with the Java Platform (JPython )
What is tmproc?
tmproc is an implementation of the new international standard ISO/IEC 13250 Topic Maps . tmproc is written in Python, and should work on any platform to which Python have been ported - including the Java Platform.
What are Topic Maps?
'Topic Maps' is a new international standard (ISO/IEC 13250) for layering multidimensional topic spaces on top of information assets. The standard covers concepts like topics, associations, occurrences and facets/metadata. Topic Maps are expected to have a major impact on future information systems.
Import, export, query and manipulation of topic maps.
Full set of extensible topic map classes with clearly defined interfaces.
Optional architectural processing [requires xmlarch].
Introduction and reference documentation.
Statistical and information printing classes
Command line utility for interactive exploration
- Python 1.5.1 or newer 
- An SGML/XML parser with a SAX driver
- SAX for Python 
- xmlarch 0.25, optional unless architectural processing is needed 
tmproc is free for both non-commercial and commercial use. Redistribution of tmproc in commercial products requires another licence. See [*] for detailed licence information.
 http://www.jpython.org/  http://www.ornl.gov/sgml/SC34/  http://www.python.org/  http://www.stud.ifi.uio.no/~larsga/download/python/xml/saxlib.html  http://www.infotek.no/~grove/software/xmlarch/index.html
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