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Re: The tone of the "JSON-LD vs. RDF" debate (was re: Sub-issue on the re-definition of Linked Data)

From: Sven R.Kunze <sven.kunze@informatik.tu-chemnitz.de>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:18:43 +0000
To: "public-rdf-comments@w3.org" <public-rdf-comments@w3.org>, David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Message-ID: <E1Umsac-0006og-4f@maggie.w3.org>
I am glad the discussion finally is fruitful and the authors of the spec now seriously consider feedback. +1

 

“JSON-LD is a concrete RDF syntax as described in [RDF11_CONCEPTS]. Hence, a JSON-LD document is both an RDF document and a JSON document and correspondingly represents both an instance of the RDF data model and an instance of the JSON-LD data model. RDF's data model is a subset of JSON-LD's data model with a few additional constraints. The differences between the two data models are:”


Great!!! +100

Thank you.


Sven

 

 


Von: David Booth
Gesendet: ‎Mittwoch‎, ‎12‎. ‎Juni‎ ‎2013 ‎21‎:‎04
An: public-rdf-comments@w3.org

 


On 06/12/2013 02:09 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 6/12/13 2:04 PM, David Booth wrote:
>> On 06/12/2013 01:27 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> [ . . . ]
>>> A little tweak, for consideration.
>>>
>>> JSON-LD was designed to be usable by developers as idiomatic JSON,
>>> with no need to understand RDF [RDF11-CONCEPTS]. However, JSON-LD
>>> was also designed to be RDF compatible, so people intending to use
>>
>> -1
>>
>> "compatible with RDF" wrongly suggests that JSON-LD is *not* RDF.
>>
>> David
>>
>>
>>
> "..However, JSON-LD was also designed to be usable as RDF.."
>
> What does that mean?
>
> How is something usable as RDF?
>
> Let's try this then:
>
>    JSON-LD was designed to be usable by developers as idiomatic JSON,
>    with no need to understand RDF [RDF11-CONCEPTS]. However, people
> intending to use
>    JSON-LD with RDF tools will find it can be used like any other
>    RDF syntax. Complete details of how JSON-LD relates to RDF are in
>    C. Relationship to RDF.
>
> Change:
>
> I removed "JSON-LD was also designed to be usable as RDF, so"

-1

That makes it unclear that JSON-LD is RDF.

David
Received on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 21:28:23 UTC

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