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Callimachus Version 1.0

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Callimachus LogoThe Callimachus Project has announced that the latest release of the Open Source version of Callimachus is available for immediate download.
Callimachus began as a linked data management system in 2009 and is an Open Source system for navigating, managing, visualizing and building applications on Linked Data.
Version 1.0 introduces several new features, including:
  • Built-in support for most types of Persistent URLs (PURLs), including Active PURLs.
  • Scripted HTTP content type conversions via XProc pipelines.
  • Ability to access remote Linked Data via SPARQL SERVICE keyword and XProc pipelines.
  • Named Queries can now have a custom view page. The view page can be a template for the resources in the query result.
  • Authorization can now be performed based on IP addresses or the DNS domain of the client.

The Callimachus Project now includes a live documentation service.  Documentation will be updated as features change or problems are found.  The documentation service is itself a Callimachus application, and the Project organizers are taking requests to contribute to Callimachus documentation.
This release also includes some major changes to existing features:
  • Upgraded in-browser WYSIWYM article editor for DocBook articles and books.- Upgraded DocBook support, including tables and document transclusion.
  • Upgraded in-browser code editor; includes JavaScript syntax highlighting and code validation.
  • Upgraded http-core, allowing for simultaneous write operations.
  • Much better support for Internet Explorer versions 8 and 9 (browser support details).
Currently used by publishers, broadcasters, healthcare/life science companies, government agencies, researchers and students in countries around the world.
Callimachus Enterprise is the flagship product of 3 Round Stones, winners of the “Best Semantic Start-up” at last year’s San Francisco Semantic Technology & Business Conference.  Callimachus Enterprise 1.0 is slated for release in January 2013.

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