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RE: Valid values for @type in @context

From: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2013 14:49:58 +0200
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On Friday, October 04, 2013 2:14 PM, Simon Grant wrote:
> On 4 October 2013 12:02, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
>> On Friday, October 04, 2013 12:48 PM, Simon Grant
>> [...]
>>
>> > To me (and possibly others) it would be helpful either
>> > (a) to put a note in section 5.4 in any case -- not talking about
>> > type coercion, but simply noting that @type arrays cannot be used
>> > within @context (you don't have to say why at that point), or
>>
>> What about adding a statement saying that using @type in the context
>> cannot be sued to specify the node's type but is used for type coercing
>> values? I think that would also address the overloading issue.
>
> Something like that would be fine with me, and I think would serve the
> purpose as you suggest. 

Great. I've created ISSUE-301 [1] so that we don't forget to add it once we all agreed on the concrete wording.


Thanks again for reporting this,
Markus


[1] https://github.com/json-ld/json-ld.org/issues/301



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