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Re: comments on the json-ld document

From: Dave Longley <dlongley@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 00:33:27 -0400
Message-ID: <4E5DB997.1080708@digitalbazaar.com>
To: public-linked-json@w3.org
On 08/30/2011 07:17 PM, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
>>> Section 4.6 I am fairly opposed the idea of overriding keywords. That
>> is really a rope to hang ourselves in terms of readability of a
>> dataset. Also, what are the consequences if the context file is read
>> from the web as an external file? Doesn't it radically change the
>> interpretation of a specific JSON-LD file with or without an access to
>> that context?
>> This is actually a bit wrong, we're not actually overriding the meaning
>> of @subject or @type, but allowing aliases for those keys that affect
>> the processing algorithm. I think that it should be an error to
>> override @subject, @type, @iri, etc.
> Is this really aliasing? Then the spec is completely misleading about this
> as it always talks about *overriding keywords*.

Yes, it is aliasing. I updated the spec language to reflect this since 
it was a bit confusing.

Dave Longley
Digital Bazaar, Inc.
Received on Wednesday, 31 August 2011 04:33:51 UTC

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