Re: Migrating to @id and @type for legacy JSON specifications

One problem I found is that, if data is coming from RDF and going out
as JSON-LD, it is hard to generate aliased terms for '@id' and '@type'
with JSON-LD Framing - but perhaps someone know a nice trick with one
of the libraries? (Search/replace does not count :) )

On 16 July 2014 17:08, Dave Longley <> wrote:
> On 07/16/2014 10:24 AM, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
>> On 11 Jul 2014 at 07:25, Andreas Kuckartz wrote:
>>> Are there any best practices on how to deal with the use of different
>>> property names than "@id" (such as "id" or "identifier") and "@type"
>>> (such as "objectType") in addition to not changing them and using
>>> @context for name mapping?
>> Not really, no.
> My only comment is that we, at Digital Bazaar, prefer to alias @id and
> @type to "id" and "type", respectively, because they can be more
> easily/naturally accessed in JavaScript by using dot-notation.
> --
> Dave Longley
> Digital Bazaar, Inc.

Stian Soiland-Reyes, myGrid team
School of Computer Science
The University of Manchester

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