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From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 02:09:42 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJdMkD=mHgHwrKuy=AobD6J3z37yMKknoCX+ApaqPUYDQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "mark@coactus.com" <mark@coactus.com>
Cc: public-linked-json@w3.org
On 16 April 2012 23:07, mark@coactus.com <mark@coactus.com> wrote:

> Hey everyone,
> I managed to convince the RDF WG of the value of the following idea
> back in 2003 for RDF/XML, and wanted to try again now for JSON-LD.
> The idea was that some existing XML documents should be able to be
> interpreted as RDF/XML.  So this;
> <Person xmlns="something">
>  <Name>Mark</Name>
>  <City>Ottawa</Name>
> </Person>
> means the same thing as if it were wrapped in rdf:RDF.
> I had a look at the spec, and AFAICT (by looking at the spec, but also
> playing in the playground), this isn't the case with JSON-LD, i.e. the
> following JSON isn't also JSON-LD;
> {"name":"Mark","city":"Ottawa"}
> Is there a reason why this isn't already the case? I'm still quite new
> to JSON-LD and don't have a feel for some of its goals, but as a new
> user, this would simplify things for me. And as I mentioned to the RDF
> WG, it's also a terrific tool in explaining the value of JSON-LD and
> also in aiding in migration from JSON to JSON-LD.
> I should mention that despite using JSON-LD, I'm *not* using RDF, so
> I'm not at all concerned about the fact that "name" and "city" aren't
> grounded. I understand that will be a concern for others, but it would
> be nice if I weren't required to care about it ;-)

Is this of any help?


> Mark.
Received on Wednesday, 18 April 2012 00:10:14 UTC

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