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Re: [JSON] PROPOSAL: Syntax structure should be object-based

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 16:48:35 +0000
Cc: RDF Working Group <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E559BA96-E9C7-4D88-9A15-EB6121DE96F5@garlik.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
On 2011-03-16, at 14:39, Manu Sporny wrote:
>> My main concern would be whether this Working Group has the right
>> composition to effectively enact this proposal if a core goal is to
>> increase adoption by the JSON developer community.
> I would strike "JSON developer" and use the word "Web developer"
> instead. Every Web developer that has had to interface with other
> Web-based systems has used JSON at some point. Every JavaScript
> developer is familiar with the syntax. In other words, I don't think
> there is such a thing as the "JSON developer community" (even though I
> may slip and use the terminology from time to time).

That is not really accurate in my experience.

We work with financial services companies a lot, and many web developers there have never used JSON. In the "enterprise" world it's not really on the radar. Many of them even still use/prefer SOAP.

- Steve

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