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ISSUE-177: Rephrase "adding meaning" in Syntax specification

From: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2012 13:31:38 +0100
To: "'Linked JSON'" <public-linked-json@w3.org>
Cc: "'Sandro Hawke'" <sandro@w3.org>
Message-ID: <025501cdbdac$fffda550$fff8eff0$@lanthaler@gmx.net>
Sandro Hawke raised concerns [1] about the use of the phrase "adding
meaning" in the syntax spec.

> I cringe when I read the phrase "adding meaning", when it 
> occurs in syntax. I can actually define that [it means adding
> information which enables disambiguating the relational
> structure and the identities of the elements of that structure],
> but I rather doubt most readers see it as other than gobbledygook.

I edited the spec to remove all those phrases. The diff is here:


As agreed in the last telecon, I send this email to inform everyone about
this change. If no concerns are raised within the next 24h I will go ahead
and close the issue.


[1] https://github.com/json-ld/json-ld.org/issues/177

Markus Lanthaler
Received on Thursday, 8 November 2012 12:33:27 UTC

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