RDF validation with Eyeball

Today I needed to check if a hand-crafted RDF .n3 file was valid. Since I'm not a particular fan of online services that use my private documents, I looked for a tool I can run on my own machine.

A site about RDF validators gave me a link to Eyeball, part of the Jena semantic web framework.

It was not really easy to get it running since it you need to compile it yourself and there is no script to run it - you need to setup the Java class path yourself. You need both the bin-build and all *.jar files in lib/ in your class path. Getting all files in a line, separated by a colon is easy if you know how:

Having that, we only need to add bin-build/ to the class path and run it:

Written by Christian Weiske.

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