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Re: JSON-LD - experimenting with universal Linked Data markup for Web Services

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Sun, 30 May 2010 10:04:42 +0100
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
CC: Public RDFa <public-rdfa@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C827E8BA.10DED%michael.hausenblas@deri.org>

>> On May 29th 2010, Manu Sporny tweeted:
>> Just published JSON-LD:
>>    http://rdfa.digitalbazaar.com/specs/source/json-ld/
>> Universal markup of #rdfa #microdata and #microformats via
>> lightweight JSON. #html5 #json #lod

Nice work! How does this relate to the linked-data-api [1], which already
has a huge momentum and initial success is evident. If it's more or less the
same, I'd suggest to join forces with Jeni et al, if not, the differences
should be made explicit.

Cheers,
      Michael

[1] http://code.google.com/p/linked-data-api/

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> From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
> Date: Sat, 29 May 2010 21:06:31 -0400
> To: Public RDFa <public-rdfa@w3.org>
> Subject: JSON-LD - experimenting with universal Linked Data markup for Web
> Services
> Resent-From: <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
> Resent-Date: Sun, 30 May 2010 01:07:03 +0000
> 
>> On May 29th 2010, Manu Sporny tweeted:
>> Just published JSON-LD:
>>    http://rdfa.digitalbazaar.com/specs/source/json-ld/
>> Universal markup of #rdfa #microdata and #microformats via
>> lightweight JSON. #html5 #json #lod
> 
> Abstract
> 
> Developers that embed structured data in their Web pages can choose
> among a number of languages such as RDFa [RDFA-CORE], Microformats
> [MICROFORMATS] and Microdata [MICRODATA]. Each of these structured data
> languages, while incompatible at the syntax level, can be easily mapped
> to RDF. JSON has proven to be a highly useful object serialization and
> messaging replacement for SOAP. In an attempt to harmonize the
> representation of Link Data in JSON, this specification outlines a
> common JSON representation format for Linked Data that can be used to
> represent objects specified via RDFa, Microformats and Microdata.
> 
> ----------------
> 
> Just getting some thoughts that Mark and I have been exploring over the
> past two weeks down. No intention of publishing via this WG at the
> moment... perhaps via HTML WG? or WebApps? Or working with industry to
> see how it works in the field and then bringing it into W3C.
> 
> The question:
> 
> How can we migrate current web services from REST + JSON to a more
> semantically rich mechanism of exchanging data? We have data in the
> pages now, shouldn't we start using it to communicate?
> 
> -- manu
> 
> -- 
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny)
> President/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Bitmunk 3.2.2 - Good Relations and Ditching Apache+PHP
> http://blog.digitalbazaar.com/2010/05/06/bitmunk-3-2-2/2/
> 
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