Output – SWORD – Desktop Client Demonstrator

Title: SWORD Desktop Client Demonstrator

Date Released: 31-08-2008

URI for Output: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=208296

Summary of contents:

The application contains a demonstration client for the SWORD (Simple Web-service Offering Repository Deposit) project. The client is designed to test connections to digital repositories that support the SWORD Protocol.

The SWORD Protocol uses a subset of the Atom Publishing Protocol and the Atom Protocol to query a set of deposit services that are available from a repository and to submit (post) files to the repository.


The SWORD Client is a Java application. It requires Java 1.5. .

Client Modes:

The client supports two modes:

  • Command Line – This is a version that runs as a command line tool, with options to control each of the main functions to access service documents and post files to a repository.
  • GUI – This is a window based version. This is the default mode if no option is specified to run in command line mode.
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