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Re: Internationalization and beyond related metadata for JSON - ITS perspective?

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2015 09:00:55 +0200
Cc: public-i18n-its-ig <public-i18n-its-ig@w3.org>
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To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Hi Jirka,

> Am 15.10.2015 um 21:06 schrieb Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>:
> 
> On 15.10.2015 19:33, Felix Sasaki wrote:
>> I am interested in hearing what solutions people have in mind for the issue, and if there is interest in specifying a common one.
> 
> Hi,
> 
> JSON is very poor for this, so my preferred solution is to use XML for
> this :-)


I agree :) but my question is about JSON in general.

> 
> In wild many people just store fragments of XML or HTML inside JSON
> string and parse them in application to access rich structure, together
> with metadata.

that actually may not be a bad thing, since it gives you all metadata (language, directionality, translate attribute etc.) in the usual way.

> 
> For language information, it would be possible to reuse JSON-LD:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/json-ld/#string-internationalization <http://www.w3.org/TR/json-ld/#string-internationalization>

Agree.

> 
> But not sure if you are looking for really generic JSON solution


Yes.

> -- then
> JSON-LD might be out-of-scope.


Maybe. But since there is no general solution yet everything is useful to look at, so thanks a lot for the ideas & pointer.

Best,

Felix 

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