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Category: 2 Research, 2.5 Project Reports

We are finally deploying releases of Sweble and related software to Maven Central. This has many advantages for users of our software, among others: You don't have to refer to our Maven repositories any more in your own poms (if you only use our releases; snapshots are still only available from...

Category: 2.5 Project Reports

You may have been reading Matt Aslett's analysis of the trend to permissive licensing as well Gordon Half's discussion of this trend. I enjoyed reading them and agree with the overall trend. I don't quite agree with the predicted downfall of Copyleft licenses, though, and I love the irony of it. ...

Category: 2 Research, 2.5 Project Reports

CrystallBall is our parser demo so that you don't have to get down to code to check out the parser. It is a simple and easy way to see how we interpret Wikitext. The general Sweble Parser documentation is on the wiki, naturally. Here are a few examples, though, for the hurried among you. Please n...

Category: 2 Research, 2.5 Project Reports

Finally, our Sweble [1] project site has launched! And with it one of our first projects is going Open Source: The Wikitext Parser, developed at the Open Source Research Group at the University Erlangen-Nürnberg. [1] The Sweble project develops and provides libaries and components for a MediaWiki...

Category: 2.5 Project Reports

The survey results are in. Thanks to all 106 participants who contributed! A bit of background. Let me first say that the survey obviously was not comprehensive. There were a lot of good books that we missed. However, it was not the purpose to judge book authors but rather I wanted to feel confid...