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Re: JSON Emergency Brake

From: Thomas Steiner <tomac@google.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 18:19:21 +0200
Message-ID: <CALgRrLmWGU+8QiC3mD3-ff0e6dkOFnC80M-e2nuWDBd+Y1_a8w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alexandre Passant <alex@seevl.net>, RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Cc: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, ian.davis@talis.com, ivan@w3.org, Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>, jeremy@topquadrant.com, danny.ayers@gmail.com
[on-listing Alexandre's mail on his green light]

[On contexts]
On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 18:10, Alexandre Passant <alex@seevl.net> wrote:
> I guess that the link to an external @context could do the job. You
> can also have this context automatically generated by the app, that's
> how we're doing it in Seevl.

> From my POV, removing all CURIES from the JSON itself, and
> keeping namespaces only in the context (ideally in an external
> document, so that the "data file" is completely namespace-less, as
> RDFa profiles) is the best way to reach Web-dev that are not semweb
> geeks. And the way RDF should go to have a JSON serialisation (and RDF
> data !) that can reach the masses.

I also have brain stormed the following idea, documented in a tweet [1]:

"Link headers, the mullet of the Web: business in the front, party in
the back. Idea: serve #JSON, make it #jsonLD by a @context Link
header."

> NB: This reply can be public if needed
I think it makes sense to have this discussion on-list.

Best,
Tom

[1] http://twitter.com/tomayac/status/106304670464606208

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Thomas Steiner, Research Scientist, Google Inc.
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