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Siegried is a file format identification tool that, like DROID and Fido, is based on PRONOM. However, it uses a different pattern matching algorithm that offers different strengths and weaknesses to those other PRONOM based tools. A detailed description of the tool and why it was created can be found in [http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2014-09-27-siegfried-pronom-based-file-format-identification-tool this blog post].
 
Siegried is a file format identification tool that, like DROID and Fido, is based on PRONOM. However, it uses a different pattern matching algorithm that offers different strengths and weaknesses to those other PRONOM based tools. A detailed description of the tool and why it was created can be found in [http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2014-09-27-siegfried-pronom-based-file-format-identification-tool this blog post].
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Besides, there is a more detailed description in terms of functionality on the [https://github.com/richardlehane/siegfried Github Page of Siegfried].
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Siegfried was first publicly released the 28th february 2014 in version 0.1.
  
 
== User Experiences ==
 
== User Experiences ==
 
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* '''ZBW:'''
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** The command line tool is very easy to handle. <br />The default output is yaml. This can be changed to csv or json.
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***Usual command: sf file.ext (will output in yaml)
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***Change output to csv: sf -csv file.ext
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***Change output to json: sf -json file.ext
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**It is also possible to save the output in an external file:
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***sf file.ext >output.yml
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***sf -csv file.ext >output.csv
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***sf -json file.ext >output.json
  
 
== Development Activity ==
 
== Development Activity ==
 
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All development activity is visible on GitHub: http://github.com/richardlehane/siegfried/commits
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=== Release Feed ===
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Below the last 3 release feeds:
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<rss max=3>https://github.com/richardlehane/siegfried/releases.atom</rss>
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=== Activity Feed ===
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Below the last 5 commits:
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<rss max=5>https://github.com/richardlehane/siegfried/commits/master.atom</rss>
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Latest revision as of 12:08, 21 March 2017




A PRONOM based, command line, file format identification tool using Aho Corasick matching and no buffer limits.
Homepage:http://www.itforarchivists.com/siegfried
License:Apache License 2.0


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[edit] Description

Siegried is a file format identification tool that, like DROID and Fido, is based on PRONOM. However, it uses a different pattern matching algorithm that offers different strengths and weaknesses to those other PRONOM based tools. A detailed description of the tool and why it was created can be found in this blog post. Besides, there is a more detailed description in terms of functionality on the Github Page of Siegfried.

Siegfried was first publicly released the 28th february 2014 in version 0.1.

[edit] User Experiences

  • ZBW:
    • The command line tool is very easy to handle.
      The default output is yaml. This can be changed to csv or json.
      • Usual command: sf file.ext (will output in yaml)
      • Change output to csv: sf -csv file.ext
      • Change output to json: sf -json file.ext
    • It is also possible to save the output in an external file:
      • sf file.ext >output.yml
      • sf -csv file.ext >output.csv
      • sf -json file.ext >output.json

[edit] Development Activity

All development activity is visible on GitHub: http://github.com/richardlehane/siegfried/commits


[edit] Release Feed

Below the last 3 release feeds: Failed to load RSS feed from https://github.com/richardlehane/siegfried/releases.atom: Error fetching URL: error:1407742E:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:tlsv1 alert protocol version


[edit] Activity Feed

Below the last 5 commits: Failed to load RSS feed from https://github.com/richardlehane/siegfried/commits/master.atom: Error fetching URL: error:1407742E:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:tlsv1 alert protocol version



Contributors

Chlara (17.9%), Yfriese (27.3%), Richardlehane (4.4%), Prwheatley (50.4%)