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Re: Creating JSON from RDF

From: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2009 13:22:14 +0000
Cc: public-lod@w3.org, John Sheridan <John.Sheridan@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk>
Message-Id: <859D488D-AB4D-4361-93C8-F79687E5F7A0@jenitennison.com>
To: Frederick Giasson <fred@fgiasson.com>

Thanks, that looks interesting, and the idea of supporting similar  
mappings to XML and to CSV is very attractive.

But I couldn't actually work out how I would use it in the kind of  
situation we find ourselves in. We have, for example, RDF like this:


which we want to make readily usable by people creating mash-ups. What  
are the (minimal) definitions that we have to create to use irON to  
create customised JSON/CSV/XML from this RDF?



On 12 Dec 2009, at 22:00, 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/
> Thanks!
> Take care,
> Fred

Jeni Tennison
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