|This article relies largely or entirely upon a single source. (October 2012)|
It was created and initially developed by Edd Dumbill to convey semantic information associated with open source software projects.
There are currently generators, validators, viewers, and converters to enable more projects to be able to be included in the semantic web. Freshmeat's 43 000 projects are now available published with DOAP. It is currently used in the Mozilla Foundation's project page and in several other software repositories, notably the Python Package Index.
Major properties include: doap:homepage, doap:developer, doap:programming-language, doap:os
The following is an example in RDF/XML:
Other properties include
Implements specification, anonymous root, platform, browse, mailing list, category, description, helper, tester, short description, audience, screenshots, translator, module, documenter, wiki, repository, name, repository location, language, service endpoint, created, download mirror, vendor, old homepage, revision, download page, license, bug database, maintainer, blog, file-release and
- Giasson, Frederick. "Freshmeat.net now available in DOAP: 43 000 new DOAP projects". Retrieved 2010-04-08.
-  on GitHub
- OSS Watch DOAP Briefing Note
- Simal: DOAP Project Registry Framework
- doapamatic: DOAP generator