[PlanetCCRMA] updated: swh-plugins, added: liblrdf

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Jan 10 11:23:01 2003

On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 10:49:18 -0800, Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> * added liblrdf - "a library to make it easy to manipulate RDF files
>   describing LADSPA plugins" - (and the required raptor library) to
>   the repository (no web page yet). Steve: how would you best describe
>   liblrdf and who would use it? Also, raptor has a program called
>   "rdfdump" that conflicts with the completely unrelated program of the
>   same name in the nasm-rdoff package. To avoid the conflict I renamed
>   the raptor program to rdf-rdfdump...

Liblrdf is designed for use by LADSPA host authors, but its growing in
scope a bit and I might change to name to reflect that, as it looks like
its going to be used to drive all ardour's metadata needs.

The current version of jack-rack can use it to sort plugins into helpful
categories. Which is damn useful.

I wouldn't worry about rdfdump, its just an example app and not very

- Steve