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from working document to group note

From: Anne L. Washington <washingtona@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2010 15:28:44 -0500 (EST)
To: "public-egov-ig@w3.org" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
cc: "Jose M. Alonso" <josema.alonso@fundacionctic.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.1.00.1011261524040.6284@anneasus>
Whenever the time is right,
I'm volunteering to update our 2009 working document as a group note,
as Jose suggested below. + others I hope!

Anne L. Washington
Standards work - W3C egov
Academic work - George Washington University

On Fri, 26 Nov 2010, Jose M. Alonso wrote:

> Same here at CTIC various Open Data projects in Spain. I don't see any 
> problem with adding JSON. Probably the only issue is that the document 
> dates already back to more than a year ago, it's still a WD in progress 
> (so to say since we didn't update it at all since then) and needs a 
> review, an update and to be published as a Group Note. As usual, we 
> would need IG volunteers to do so.
> -- Josema
> El 26/11/2010, a las 04:16, Jim Hendler escribió:
>> 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,
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 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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