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RE: Hydra @context

From: McBennett, Pat <McBennettP@DNB.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2014 05:04:02 -0500
To: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>, "public-hydra@w3.org" <public-hydra@w3.org>
Message-ID: <52EE3F4A5E7F194A963FE14B2DDBDBFE2CC1040779@DNBEXCH01.dnbint.net>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Markus Lanthaler [mailto:markus.lanthaler@gmx.net]
> Sent: Friday, June 06, 2014 4:53 PM
> To: public-hydra@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Hydra @context
> 
> Ho Tomasz,
> 
> On Friday, June 06, 2014 8:20 AM, Tomasz Pluskiewicz wrote:
> > I'm lookins at the examples on the specification page and many of them
> > reference the Hydra context http://www.w3.org/ns/hydra/context.jsonld.

> > I was very much surprised to find out that in fact it's a owl
> > ontology.
> 
> Yeah, that's a "trick" to reduce the number of HTTP round-trips if you also
> need to access information about the vocabulary itself.
> In fact, the context URL redirects to the vocabulary, so perhaps the examples
> should be updated to use http://www.w3.org/ns/hydra directly.
> 

Markus, I think you mean 'http://www.w3.org/ns/hydra/core', right...?


> 
> > Do I understand correctly that JSON-LD processor understands it simply
> > becuase the ontology itself contains a @context, and the rest of it is
> > actually ignored?
> 
> Exactly. Remote JSON-LD contexts are nothing else than a JSON-LD
> document with an @context. A processor will ignore the rest of the
> document.
> 
> 
> --
> Markus Lanthaler
> @markuslanthaler
> 

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