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Re: How does JSON-LD relate to JSON Schema?

From: Simon Heimler <heimlersimon@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2014 18:16:26 +0200
Message-ID: <CACyeNG_3zROd_i_yPJ2Sq-1=XPFyr2NPH+sAX0qq3meB8qD+SA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Cc: public-linked-json@w3.org
Hello Markus,

thanks for the links! I searched for JSON Schema, but this did not came up.
But anyway - my questions regarding this are somewhat answered :)

Regards,
Simon

2014-10-06 17:12 GMT+02:00 Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>:

> Hi Simon,
>
> On Monday, October 06, 2014 3:20 PM, Simon Heimler wrote:
> > I've worked with JSON Schema for a while and am wondering how it
> > relates to JSON-LD.
>
> This has already been discussed several times... have you had a look at
> the mailing list archives [1]? Here's one thread that might answer all your
> questions:
>
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-linked-json/2013Aug/0046.html
>
>
> > Of course JSON-LD is about semantics and having URI's to identify
> > things. JSON Schema is more about describing a data format in general
> > - similar to XML-Schema. (JSON Schema could be use to describe JSON-
> > LD).
>
> Yep, have a look at this
>
>   https://github.com/json-ld/json-ld.org/pull/334
>
>
> >  I think both are good for auto-generating API's, Documentation
> > and making data more machine readable etc.
> >
> > But I'm not completely sure how both relate to eachother. Can JSON-LD
> > be used to substitute JSON Schema? What are your opinions on that?
>
> They serve different purposes. The short version is: JSON-LD give JSON
> messages a well-defined meaning by mapping most things to IRIs. JSON Schema
> describes the syntactic structure of a JSON document. Both work with JSON
> so you can use them together.
>
>
> HTH,
> Markus
>
>
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-linked-json/
>
>
> --
> Markus Lanthaler
> @markuslanthaler
>
>
>
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