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Re: JSON-LD terminology

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2012 10:45:55 -0400
Message-ID: <50461423.9050802@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
On 9/4/12 7:55 AM, Richard Cyganiak wrote:
> On 30 Aug 2012, at 20:11, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> Here a little breakdown that shows how EAV, RDF, and Linked Data are related:
>>
>> 1. EAV -- basic model has implicit semantics (i.e., assumptions are made about the entity, attribute, value slots) and no there no specifics about denotation mechanism
>>
>> 2. RDF -- basic model has explicit semantics and IRIs are expressly outlined as the denotation mechanism (this is also why, for the R-D-F reflux community, you can talk about RDF via EAV + URIs style narratives)
>>
>> 3. Linked Data -- builds on RDF or EAV by adding specific URI de-reference behavior that facilitates critical indirection used to implicitly associate an IRI with its description .
>>
>> RDF != Linked Data. Never has been. Its an optional (preferred by W3C, naturally) route to the destination. Conflating RDF and Linked Data hasn't benefited either endeavor, to date.
> For the record, I think that's an excellent way of framing the situation.
>
> Best,
> Richard
>
Thanks!  At least I know we're in sync etc.. :-)

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