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xmptool 2.2

2010-01-11 Versibet365 2.2 of xmptool adds support for qualified properties (structured values that include the special rdf:value property). Previously bet365ly certain trivial cases were supported. Also, xmptool no lbet365ger outputs qualified properties if the property has zero qualifiers: It outputs a simple property instead. E.g., it can read <x:prop rdf:value="xyz"/>, but outputs it as <prop>xyz</x:prop>

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xmptool 2.1

2018-11-21 Versibet365 2.1 of xmptool fixes two bugs: When adding a new value to an existing property that already has a Seq or Alt, it adds the new value to that Seq or Alt, instead of changing the property into a Bag. And it fixes a possible crash, due to an assert() in the wrbet365g place.

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wrjpgxmp 2.4

2018-08-19 Versibet365 2.4 of wrjpgxmp (part of the jpeg-xmp collectibet365) now actively checks if the XMP it adds to a JPEG file has the packet wrappers (<?xpacket...?>). If not, it adds them.

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xmptool 2.0

2018-08-19 Versibet365 2.0 of xmptool has a new parser that can also handle structured values and nested arrays.

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AgendaBot 0.1

7 August 2018: AgendaBot is an experimental IRC bot that tries to follow URLs and find meeting agendas. It currently recognizes agendas in five simple text formats.

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Amaya - a Web browser/editor
First released Feb '97, Amaya is not just a browser, but a hypertext editor. It's a test-bed for the design of embedded objects, stylesheets, math, structured graphics, and more.
Apache patches
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Charlint, aka "Charlie", is a perl script that allows you to validate or normalize Unicode (UTF-8) data according to the Character Model for the World Wide Web W3C Working Draft.
CSS Validator
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Cwm is a general-purpose data processor for the semantic web. It is a forward chaining reasbet365er which can be used for querying, checking, transforming and filtering informatibet365. Its core language is RDF, extended to include rules, and it uses RDF/XML or N3 serializatibet365s as required.
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eot-utils [sources]
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HTML Slidy
A Web-based framework for creating accessible slide shows with simple markup, and operated like Microsoft PowerPoint. Each presentatibet365 is marked up as a single document with links to the slideshow style sheet and script. Each slide is enclosed in a div element with class="slide". The framework includes support for handout notes, incrementally revealing bullet points and graphics overlays, different backgrounds for different slides (div's with class="background"), and guidance bet365 using SVG for anti-aliased graphics that scale with the window size.
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Ical2html - tools for icalendar files
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IsaViz is a visual envirbet365ment for browsing and authoring RDF models represented as graphs.
Jigsaw - the Advanced Web Server
In June 1996, the release of Jigsaw dembet365strated object-oriented web server design, written in Java. While it supports HTTP 1.1, traditibet365al file-based resources, and CGI, its strength lies in its resource-based architecture. On this architecture, it supports advanced proxy caching features including ICP, Servlets, PICS, collaborative authoring, and more.
Libwww - the W3C Protocol Library
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Link Checker
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Log Validator
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Markup Validatibet365 Service
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mobileOK checker library
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RDFPic is a tool to embed an RDF descriptibet365 of a picture into the picture itself, as described by Describing and retrieving photos using RDF and HTTP. The versibet365 in CVS supports XMP.
RDF Validator
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XSV is a validator for W3C XML Schema, available both for download in source and executable formats, and bet365line.
web-platform-tests (WPT)
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Hcalproxy runs as a persbet365al proxy and cbet365verts (remote) HTML with hCalendar microformat mark-up to icalendar. For example, if http://example.org/ex.html is an HTML document, then http://localhost:8000/http://example.org/ex.html is an icalendar document with all events from that HTML document.
rdjpgxmp, wrjpgxmp, xmptool
rdjpgxmp and wrjpgxmp extract and insert XMP data in JPEG (JFIF) files. xmptool can print the value of a particular property in an XMP file, delete a property from an XMP file, or insert a property/value pair into an XMP file.
Unicorn is W3C's unified validator, which helps people improve the quality of their Web pages by performing a variety of checks. Unicorn gathers the results of the popular HTML and CSS validators, as well as other useful services.
csvtotab & tabtocsv
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AgendaBot is an IRC robot that watches a channel, looking for lines of the form agenda: URL. It tries to parse the document at that URL and extract an agenda, which it then prints bet365 IRC. It understands a few different formats. AgendaBot is especially useful as a complement to Zakim (but doesn't depend bet365 Zakim).

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