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Re: JSON-LD Basic

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 23:12:12 +0100
Message-ID: <4E0A51BC.4010500@openlinksw.com>
To: public-linked-json@w3.org
On 6/28/11 7:32 PM, Gregg Kellogg wrote:
>
> I think we're straying too far into semantics, and we should probably 
> be silent on the dereferencability of IRI values. This is a semantic 
> interpretation of the serialization and belongs in a different layer. 
> I'd suggest that we remove the sentence
>
>     "JSON objects identified using IRIs should ensure that the IRI is
>     dereferenceable in some way so that machines can find out more
>     about the resource by dereferencing the link."
>
If URIs do no resolve to Representations of their Referents we aren't 
talking about Linked Data. Of course, you can make graphs from 
identifiers that don't resolve, just understand that it isn't in any way 
Linked Data.

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