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Re: [Minutes] 2018-06-22

From: Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:12:11 -0700
Message-ID: <CABevsUGnEtiSRKYafyuAib+_AP6DV9PN2OUpggpMvdgNiseEeQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, W3C JSON-LD Working Group <public-json-ld-wg@w3.org>
Agreed completely, of course. We need to both address concerns with the
existing specification, as covered by the existing errata and any further
clarifications as are needed for security and understanding, as well as
design, implement and document those extension features that improve the
digital ergonomics of the developer on a daily basis.

One of the next calls should be talking through, and agreeing upon, design
principles as a way to ensure that we are trying to solve the same problems
in the same way. One such key principle is not breaking 1.0!  Hopefully
this will give us both a set of criteria by which to judge proposals, and
also a working pattern that gets us to where the community needs us to be,
on time and without drama :)


On Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 3:32 PM, Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 24 Jun 2018 at 22:30, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
> wrote:
>> On 06/23/2018 02:59 AM, Dan Brickley wrote:
>> > I would imagine it is best to avoid confusing things by talking
>> > about 1.1 or 2.0 in these early conversations.
>> Agreed. In fact, not talking about 2.0 until we really know what it is
>> would be best. We don't want to scare developers thinking that they're
>> building on top of something (JSON-LD 1.0) that may change in the next
>> year. We don't want to do something that is going to harm the velocity
>> of adoption.
> Well said. That's pretty much where we were coming from in Google's
> initial objection to this WG's charter as first drafted. There's a lot of
> adoption to celebrate and build on, and "oh, there's a new version
> imminent" could easily take energy out of new implementation work if
> presented carelessly.
> Dan
>> -- manu
>> --
>> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
>> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
>> blog: Veres One Decentralized Identifier Blockchain Launches
>> https://tinyurl.com/veres-one-launches

Rob Sanderson
Semantic Architect
The Getty Trust
Los Angeles, CA 90049
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