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Re: Requirements update

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2011 12:40:17 -0400
Message-ID: <4E4162F1.2050401@openlinksw.com>
To: public-linked-json@w3.org
On 8/9/11 12:24 PM, Gregg Kellogg wrote:
> We discussed the requirements [1] on the call today. I made a couple 
> of small changes, but I mainly wanted to get feedback from the list on 
> the specific JSON-LD markup requirements:
>    1. A JSON-LD document must be able to express a linked data graph.
>    2. A JSON-LD document must be a valid JSON document.
>    3. All JSON constructs must have semantic meaning in a JSON-LD
>       document: associative arrays, arrays, numbers, strings and other
>       literal names to express semantic information.
>    4. A subject is defined using a designated name/value pair of
>       a JSON object.
>    5. There must be a way label a JSON object with an IRI.
>    6. There may be a way to reference an un-labeled JSON object that
>       does not have a direct child relationship.
>    7. JSON name/value should be used to
>       describe property-object relationships.
>    8. A property should resolve to an absolute IRI.
>    9. An object is represented using JSON objects, arrays, numbers,
>       strings and literal names resolve to nodes in a linked data graph.
>   10. Un-coerced JSON strings represent literal objects.
>   11. Coerced JSON strings may represent IRIs.
>   12. There should be a way to associate a datatype IRI with a literal
>       JSON value.
>   13. JSON booleans, numbers and other literal values must represent
>       specific datatyped literals.  What does null map to? There may
>       be value in specifically saying that the meaning is undefined.
>   14. A JSON array may be used to associate multiple objects with
>       a subject through a common property.
>   15. A JSON array must not be used to imply an order to the component
>       entities.
>   16. A JSON-LD document should be able to express and ordered list
>       objects.
> Gregg
> [1] http://json-ld.org/requirements/latest/


Awesome job!!



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