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Re: Official response to RDF-ISSUE-125: Use Futures in the JSON-LD API

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 09:25:14 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDA1AFGt5zZgPxfkCL0BiWJbp2Yek9a3rPFcqSuVPj23nA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: RDF Working Group <public-rdf-comments@w3.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@gmail.com>
On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 7:21 AM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> Tab, Anne, Robin,
>
> This is a response to your Last Call comment on the JSON-LD API. The
> issue is being tracked here:
>
> http://www.w3.org/2011/rdf-wg/track/issues/125
>
> Each of you had suggested that the JSON-LD API should use Futures
> instead of node.js-style continuation callbacks. The JSON-LD group
> debated the topic here:
>
> http://json-ld.org/minutes/2013-04-16/#topic-2
>
> and here:
>
> http://json-ld.org/minutes/2013-04-23/#topic-1
>
> and here:
>
> http://json-ld.org/minutes/2013-04-30/#topic-2
>
> In the end, the JSON-LD group agreed that if the direction of the Web
> platform is Futures, that the API should align with that direction. The
> JSON-LD API is now completely Future's based:
>
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/json-ld/raw-file/default/spec/WD/json-ld-api/20130514/index.html
>
> The group believes that this addresses each of your concerns regarding
> the asynchronous API style used for JSON-LD 1.0.
>
> Please respond to this e-mail as soon as possible to confirm that you
> are happy with the changes.

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