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Re: JSON Emergency Brake

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2011 12:14:39 +0100
Cc: Alexandre Passant <alex@seevl.net>, RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <EC83729F-7FDB-434E-BBDE-482473121BC3@cyganiak.de>
To: Thomas Steiner <tomac@google.com>
On 26 Aug 2011, at 12:02, Thomas Steiner wrote:
> I
> can see one huge advantage, though: it can in my opinion improve
> adoption of JSON-LD, as the actual payload on many "legacy" JSON
> providers does not have to change at all, they could simply
> transparently add the Link header with their @context.

This presumes that many developers cannot change the payload but can change the headers. I'm not convinced that this is the case.

> I'm not fighting over this, simply thought it might be a nice addition
> to the spec.

“Nice” is when you *remove* something from the spec ;-)

> If people think it's stupid, fair enough ;-)

I don't think it's stupid at all. It's too clever to work well in practice!

Richard



> Maybe we can
> quickly discuss it on the JSON-LD call/list. I'll start a short
> thread.
> 
> Best,
> Tom
> 
> -- 
> Thomas Steiner, Research Scientist, Google Inc.
> http://blog.tomayac.com, http://twitter.com/tomayac
> 
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