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RE: FYI: Interesting dicussion over at rest-discuss

From: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 22:55:35 +0800
To: <public-linked-json@w3.org>
Message-ID: <021e01cccfa7$eb88c940$c29a5bc0$@lanthaler@gmx.net>
> It's the narrative itself, the problem is that from the Semantic Web
> and
> W3C side of things an EAV based directed graph that leverages URIs ==
> RDF. Thus, even when speaking of the aforementioned model (no syntax in
> mind) they say: RDF. The biggest problem is that when people outside of
> the Semantic Web and W3C encounter the letters R-D-F they triangulate
> straight to the RDF/XML and all of its problems.
> It's a nightmare, to put things mildly :-(

Maybe moving the theoretical Linked Data definition [1] towards the end of
the spec and describing the data model based on object oriented programming
where pointers are IRIs would help to improve the situation slightly. What
do you think?

[1] http://www.json-ld.org/spec/latest/json-ld-syntax/#linked-data

Markus Lanthaler
Received on Tuesday, 10 January 2012 14:56:10 UTC

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