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Re: Branding?

From: Dave Longley <dlongley@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 03:00:35 -0400
Message-ID: <4E310913.4000102@digitalbazaar.com>
To: public-linked-json@w3.org
On 07/28/2011 12:25 AM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> On 07/27/2011 08:47 PM, Nathan wrote:
>>> Dave Longley wrote:
>>>> On 07/27/2011 01:48 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>>>>> All,
>>>>>
>>>>> How about:
>>>>>
>>>>> 1. JSON-*D   -- in some form courtesy of Alex's post re. blank 
>>>>> nodes accomodation
>>>>>
>>>>> 2. JSONG  -- JSON Graphs (it does have rhythm to it)
>>>>>
>>>>> 3. JSON-XD -- "X" is whatever you want to make of it without 
>>>>> breaking anything via conflation .
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I have thought about something that indicates "Graphs in JSON" 
>>>> before, so if we must rename the spec then something along the 
>>>> lines of JSONG would be alright with me. The only problem, in 
>>>> particular with JSONG, is that it is difficult to differentiate it 
>>>> from JSON when pronounced, if pronounced "JAY-SONG".
>>>>
>>>
>>> We do need to remember that it's only a particular kind of graph 
>>> though, a labelled di-graph. Mentioning because there will be lots 
>>> of other people passing over generic graphs in JSON for use with 
>>> charts and diagrams, who may easily get confused if we go down the 
>>> "graphs in JSON" route.
>>>
>>> Interestingly, Labelled Directed Graph also reduces to LD / LDG.
>>
>> That might be a good compromise. JSON, Labeled and Directed: JSON-LD. 
>> And it's easy to remember that if you want to express Linked Data in 
>> JSON, you use JSON-LD -- even if that isn't strictly the origin of 
>> its name.
>>
>
> That's fine for sure! It certainly kills off the Linked Data confusion 
> potential. It's also compatible with Linked Data being the end product 
> of a *kind* of directed graph re. whole data representation.
>

Ok, sounds good! If others agree, then this probably means that we don't 
need to continue with our lengthy discussion. :)

-- 
Dave Longley
CTO
Digital Bazaar, Inc.
Received on Thursday, 28 July 2011 07:01:00 UTC

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