Monthly Archives: March 2011

Next draft of the v2 specifcation

A new copy of the proposed SWORD v2 specification has been posted based on recent feedback from the Technical Advisory Panel: http://swordapp.org/sword-v2/sword-v2-specifications/ The main changes that were made are as follows: 1/ Changed all relevant instances of URI to IRI. 2/ Provided a better introduction with text from the business case/technical approach document. 3/ Corrected… Read More »

Retirement of old demonstration servers

Since the very first SWORD project, there have been two demonstration SWORD servers provided.  These were funded by the original SWORD project.  They have been in existence for a number of years, and have served as excellent demonstration servers for SWORD clients. However, they have now had to be retired. http://dspace.swordapp.org/ used to provide a… Read More »

Video introduction to SWORD v2

The team over at CottageLabs.com have created a nice 2 1/2 minute technical introductory video to the SWORD v2 standard.  You can view it via their blog: http://cottagelabs.com/intro-to-sword-2/ The narrator is Richard Jones, the Technical Lead for the SWORD v2 initiative.  The video provides a great high-level introduction to the main technical concepts of the… Read More »