Re: Context Negotiation

Hi Markus,

On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Markus Lanthaler
> > 1.  Content Negotiation Use a header on the HTTP request to ask for a
> > particular context by its full URI. For example:   X-JSONLD-Context:
> >
> A variation of that would be my preferred approach. JSON-LD's media type
> [1]
> features a profile parameter that you can use for such purposes. Just
> define
> a profile and give it a unique URL identifying it. Then you simply use
> HTTP's
>   Accept: application/ld+json;
>      profile=""
> You should consider registering that profile. There's an IETF Internet
> Draft
> of mine [2] establishing a registry for such profiles. I expect it to
> become
> an RFC shortly.

Perfect :)  And just to be clear, the representation returned from the
profile's URI MAY be a context document, but could be something else, given
the description in [1]? So this would be a potential best practice, but not
necessarily mandatory.


Received on Friday, 24 January 2014 20:37:40 UTC