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RE: Why JSON?

From: Obrst, Leo J. <lobrst@mitre.org>
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2006 20:45:31 -0400
Message-ID: <9F771CF826DE9A42B548A08D90EDEA800154EB2C@IMCSRV1.MITRE.ORG>
To: "Richard Newman" <r.newman@reading.ac.uk>, "Hans Teijgeler" <hans.teijgeler@quicknet.nl>
Cc: "SW-forum" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "Paap, Onno" <onno.paap@gmail.com>
Ok, Hans, assume I am an idiot about Javascript. What does that mean?
 
var mine = eval ("(" + input + ")");
 
Does it mean: evaluate the quoted string of the input value '+ input
+'? When are the '+' operators evaluated, or are they operators or
delimiters? Let's assume they are operators. Are they evaluated at
'eval' time?
 
What's the semantics here? I know quotation in Lisp and even
meta-quotation, and evaluation at both of those, but I don't know what
you mean here. 
 
Mucho gracias!
Leo
 
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	From: semantic-web-request@w3.org
[mailto:semantic-web-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Richard Newman
	Sent: Friday, October 06, 2006 7:23 PM
	To: Hans Teijgeler
	Cc: SW-forum; Paap, Onno
	Subject: Re: Why JSON?
	
	
	Because RDF/XML, SPARQL-XML, and turtle are great, but nothing
beats 

	var mine = eval ("(" + input + ")");

	in Javascript.

	That's a big deal.

	Also, a JSON serialiser is trivial to write.

	On  6 Oct 2006, at 3:23 PM, Hans Teijgeler wrote:


		Folks,
		 
		Can someone explain to me why I would need JSON if I
work with RDF and OWL?
		 
		JSON may be slick, but it contributes to further
fragmentation of the IT world, I think. Or am I totally wrong?
		 
		Please enlighten me.
		 
		Regards,
		Hans
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