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Re: Add Unique URIs for N-Quads, TriG and RDF/JSON

From: Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:55:47 +0100
To: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Cc: public-rdf-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <b098076e-b8ff-b1b9-8541-e474bea1d5de@apache.org>


On 27/10/16 15:35, Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:
> * Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org> [2016-10-27 14:42+0100]
>>
>>
>> On 19/10/16 14:30, Benjamin Young wrote:
>>> Hey Gavin (et al),
>>> I’ve found that the `application/trig` media type was registered with IANA.
>>
>> "was not"?
>
> The template is at <https://www.w3.org/TR/trig/#sec-mediaReg>.

All the missing ones have the necessary text in their respective specs.

>
>
>> I don't see these either:
>>
>> application/n-triples
e.g.
https://www.w3.org/TR/n-triples/#sec-mediaReg-n-triples

>> application/n-quads
>> application/sparql-update
>> application/sparql-results+json

i.e. the RDF 1.1 and SPARQL 1.1 mediatypes.

>
> There's also app/rdf+json per
> <https://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-json/#sec-mediaReg> but it's only a partial
> registration form. On one hand, it's not commonly used, on the other,
> it would be a bummer to have someone else use the same media type for
> something else.
>
> These are all in application/. N3 and Turtle are in text/.

They were registered by W3C pre RDF 1.1.

> I guess
> it's too late to fix that unless we want to republish the RECs.
> (I feel like my name got in some template somewhere and now it pops
> up in every media type request.)

So who should it be these days?

	Andy

>
> <http://www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/media-types.xhtml> has:
>
>   application/
>     ld+json
>     rdf+xml
>     sparql-query
>     sparql-results+xml
>   text/
>     n3
>     turtle
>
>
>>> Would there be any objections to my copying and pasting the contents from the spec [1] into the IANA registration form [2] and getting that completed?
>>> [1] https://www.w3.org/TR/trig/#sec-mediaReg
>>> [2]http://www.iana.org/form/media-types
>>> Also, it would be best (perhaps) if someone else where the “Contact Person” for the format--so I’d need a volunteer (it’s optional, though, so it doesn’t need to block things).
>>
>> From what I remember, the contact name would be the W3C person
>> responsible for IANA relations.
>>
>>     Andy
>>
>>> Currently, working with mime detection/db processing with TriG files fails, and it would be most helpful if that weren’t the case. :)
>>> Thanks!
>>> Benjamin
>>> On Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 5:19 PM, Peter Ansell <ansell.peter@gmail.com <mailto:ansell.peter@gmail.com?Subject=Re%3A%20Add%20Unique%20URIs%20for%20N-Quads%2C%20TriG%20and%20RDF%2FJSON&In-Reply-To=%3CCAPqY83zVOALkEJoe4erBmzNxxBcv2st_T93HmYD5b8Sf696vLw%40mail.gmail.com%3E&References=%3CCAPqY83zVOALkEJoe4erBmzNxxBcv2st_T93HmYD5b8Sf696vLw%40mail.gmail.com%3E>>wrote:
>>>> The W3C editors draft for TriG [5] attempted to synchronize it with
>>>> Turtle, removing its unique media-type and file extension, but it isn't
>>>> included in the current Turtle draft so people are still supporting the
>>>> original specification
>>>>
>>> The current editors draft of TriG can be found at
>>> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/rdf/raw-file/default/trig/index.html  which was
>>> published as a FPWD athttp://www.w3.org/TR/trig/  the WG intends to keep a
>>> separate media-type for TriG.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Gavin
>>
>>
>
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