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Updated Editor's Draft of JSON-LD Syntax

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2012 16:25:29 -0500
Message-ID: <4F1C7EC9.1030209@digitalbazaar.com>
To: Linked JSON <public-linked-json@w3.org>
I spent the day today thoroughly vetting and updating the JSON-LD Syntax
specification to reflect the latest thinking by this community group on
the JSON-LD markup language.

The following actions were taken as a result:

* Completely de-coupled the JSON-LD Syntax document from the JSON-LD
   API and normalization documents.
* Thorough check on all spelling, grammar and links.
* Terminology changes
   * Web Vocabulary -> vocabulary
   * literal -> value
   * datatype -> type
   * plain literal -> string value
   * typed literal -> typed value
   * chaining -> embedding
* More detailed explanation of some of the JSON-LD concepts.
* Minor technical corrections to match teleconference/mailing list
   discussions
* Processed all 45 closed bugs and ensured that there were links to a
   timestamped specification section demonstrating that the resolutions
   were not only adopted by the group, but they resulted in a
   specification change.

The latest time-stamped specification can be found here:

http://json-ld.org/spec/ED/json-ld-syntax/20120122/

A diff-marked copy from the previous version can be found here:

http://json-ld.org/spec/ED/json-ld-syntax/20120122/diff-20120112.html

This is the type of editorial review we go through before heading into
Last Call at W3C... so, the document is in /very/ good shape.

The only glaring issues that remain are the ones surrounding @list:

https://github.com/json-ld/json-ld.org/issues/44
https://github.com/json-ld/json-ld.org/issues/52
https://github.com/json-ld/json-ld.org/issues/60

We're very, very close to feature freeze for the JSON-LD Syntax.

-- manu

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