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Re: JSON-LD terminology

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 10:38:29 -0400
Message-ID: <503E2965.3010809@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
On 8/29/12 10:30 AM, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>
>
> On 29/08/12 15:14, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> On 8/29/12 10:05 AM, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>>> The proposal for a reworded Linked Data definition is better.
>>>
>>>> Some of the data model differences require further discussion and
>>>> need to be publicly aired, as they impinge on long-held resolutions
>>>> in JSON-LD.
>>>
>>> Good to hear -
>>>
>>>
>>> One specific point:
>>>
>>>> [[ 1. Linked Data is a set of documents, each containing a
>>>> representation
>>> of a linked data graph.
>>> ...
>>>> 8. IRIs used within a linked data graph SHOULD be dereferenceable to
>>>> a Linked Data document describing the resource denoted by that IRI.
>>>> ]]]
>>>
>>>
>>> Test case: is foaf:name <http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/name> an IRI
>>> dereferenceable to a Linked Data document?
>>
>> See:
>>
>> 1.
>> http://kingsley.idehen.net/describe/?url=http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/name
>> -- It does resolve to content that describes the subject denoted by 
>> the IRI
>>
>> 2. http://bit.ly/SQOQvx -- same thing via vapor.
>
> No quite.
>
> "The following definition for Linked Data is the one that will be used 
> for this specification. "
>
> and this specification is JSON-LD.

JSON-LD definition should not be trying to redefine Linked Data. It 
should simply describe how it delivers an JSON oriented format that adds 
to the list of other formats from the RDF family.

>
> So you haven't quite answered the question - does the text lead the 
> reader to the conclusion that a non-JSON-LD document meets "a Linked 
> Data document" given "Linked Data" defined in point 1.

I misunderstood your question.

My response wasn't about defending the description in the docs per se. 
Long ago I made my positions clear re. JSON-LD and Linked Data.
>
> (I hope "yes" but the doc read in context is not specific enough).

True.
>
>>
>> [SNIP]
>>
>>>
>>>     Andy
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
>


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