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Re: Linking to external context definition

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2011 20:02:17 -0400
Message-ID: <4E1A3D89.5070507@digitalbazaar.com>
To: public-linked-json@w3.org
On 07/06/2011 11:46 AM, glenn mcdonald wrote:
> If it's a goal to be able to impose context on an "existing" JSON
> feed, it might be even more effective, instead of allowing @context
> to point to an external file, to invert this and have a context file
> that can point to a data file. That way the data file itself can be
> completely untouched.

Would something like this work for you, Glenn?

   "@context": "http://example.org/microblog",
   "@data": "http://foo.bar/posts/15"

I'm not saying that we should do that - just wondering if this is the
type of data mashing you were thinking of doing with this feature?
Context comes from one location, data from another.

-- manu

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