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Re: Creating JSON from RDF

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2009 17:16:24 -0500
Message-ID: <4B241638.8010406@openlinksw.com>
To: Frederick Giasson <fred@fgiasson.com>
CC: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>, public-lod@w3.org, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, John Sheridan <John.Sheridan@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk>
Frederick Giasson wrote:
> Hi Jeni,
> One project, amongst other, in this trend is irON [1] (with its 
> irJSON[2] serialization profile).
> Also note that a revision of this specification will be released in 
> the coming month or so based on the latest work we have done regarding 
> the development of some parsers. The biggest areas that has been 
> enhanced is  related to the "schema".
> I think this project is in direct relation with the goal you stated: 
> "what I think we should aim for is a pure publishing format that is 
> optimised for approachability for normal developers, *not* an 
> interchange format."
> Another thing I really find interesting with irON is its commON[3][4] 
> profile (CSV) which has been developed to easily create and manage 
> datasets of records description in spreadsheet applications (mainly 
> Excel and OpenOffice Calculator).
> Do not hesitate to ask any questions regarding irON or any of its 
> profile, questions about some design decisions we take that lead to 
> this specification, etc.
> [1]  http://openstructs.org/iron/iron-specification
> [2]  http://openstructs.org/iron/iron-specification#mozTocId462570
> [3]  http://openstructs.org/iron/iron-specification#mozTocId603499
> [4]  
> http://www.mkbergman.com/845/a-most-un-common-way-to-author-datasets/


Why not use Jeni's dump as a usecase example/tutorial re. irON? A What 
(for the problem), Why (for irON virtues) and a How (an example based on 
the usecase presented). This is how you can formulate a very sharp apex 
for the irON value pyramid. Also note, UK, US, and Aussie governments 
(amongst others) are all hitting the publishing of structured data hump.

> Thanks!
> Take care,
> Fred



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