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Re: Recommending publishing data as JSON [in: Publishing Open Government Data]

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.rpi.edu>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2010 22:16:06 -0500
Message-Id: <6A7AAAED-996F-4C84-B344-04ABF47DB524@cs.rpi.edu>
Cc: Chris Beer <chris@e-beer.net.au>, "public-egov-ig@w3.org" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
To: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>
In fact, Data.gov also does this through the linked data stuff hosted at RPI - we use various combinations of JSON, HTML and straight RDF in the various mashups,

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On Nov 25, 2010, at 22:09, Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 6:36 PM, Chris Beer <chris@e-beer.net.au> wrote:
>> True - should get a mention. Open standard too so no issues there. Example use case would be good too.
> 
> I agree. JSON is another good example of a widely deployed web
> standard for data (RFC 4627) that really ought to be discussed in the
> context of best practices for web access to egov data. Some of the
> folks involved in data.gov.uk effort have worked specifically on using
> JSON to provide more familiar access to pools of RDF made available at
> SPARQL endpoints [1].
> 
> """
> For some web developers the need to understand the RDF data model and
> associated serializations and query language (SPARQL) has proved a
> barrier to adoption of linked data. This project seeks to develop
> APIs, data formats and supporting tools to overcome this barrier.
> Including, but not limited to, accessing linked data via a
> developer-friendly JSON format.
> """
> 
> //Ed
> 
> [1] http://purl.org/linked-data/api/project
> 
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