This article relies largely or entirely on 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. Freecode's 43 000 projects are now available published with DOAP. It was used in the Python Package Index but is no longer supported there.
Major properties include:
The following is an example in RDF/XML:
Other properties include
- Giasson, Frederick (4 August 2007). "Freshmeat.net now available in DOAP: 43 000 new DOAP projects". Retrieved 2010-04-08.
- "Description of a Project (DOAP) vocabulary". Retrieved 23 December 2017.