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Re: from working document to group note

From: Chris Beer <chris@e-beer.net.au>
Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2010 08:59:48 +1100
Message-Id: <7836064E-3EAC-4617-915F-81AA9C6B1A86@e-beer.net.au>
Cc: "public-egov-ig@w3.org" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, "Jose M. Alonso" <josema.alonso@fundacionctic.org>
To: "washingtona@acm.org" <washingtona@acm.org>
(and now is as good a time as any to start reviewing and updating IMO)

Chris Beer (iPhone)

On 27/11/2010, at 7:28, "Anne L. Washington" <washingtona@acm.org> wrote:

> 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
> http://home.gwu.edu/~annew/
> 
> 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 escribiĆ³:
>>> 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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