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Re: [whatwg] header for JSON-LD ???

From: Mark Kaplun <mark@marksw.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:07:05 +0300
Message-ID: <CADKSxoBHVg_FVVkChiH1iCMp+Nhb2G7z+znWHGrULd1Vjf5cvA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philipp Serafin <phil127@gmail.com>
Cc: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org, Jonathan Zuckerman <j.zuckerman@gmail.com>, "Michael A. Peters" <mpeters@domblogger.net>
On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 5:52 PM, Philipp Serafin <phil127@gmail.com> wrote:

> Mark Kaplun <mark@marksw.com> schrieb am Mi., 26. Juli 2017 um 15:43 Uhr:
>> [...]
>> Basically the HTML is loaded first, and at some point you can have some JS
>> that will load the JSON by an AJAX request. google is happy to get the
>> JSON-LD this way [...]
> This sounds like an interesting approach - however, that would require a
> (e.g. non-browser-)client to support javascript and potentially fetch and
> execute the complete page JS - all that just to get meta-data, would it?
> That sounds like a very expensive solution for a technology that was
> supposed to enable bots to consume web pages *without* needing to cut
> through all the bloat.

As far as I know, google now runs whatever JS there is on a page, so yes,
it is an expensive technology, but since they already do it in any case I
assume there is no extra expanse for them.

Obviously it is a barrier to entry for other players.
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