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Re: [JSON] User segments update

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 10:58:25 -0400
Message-ID: <4D8A0A91.2040402@digitalbazaar.com>
To: RDF Working Group <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
On 03/23/2011 10:40 AM, Sandro Hawke wrote:
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/rdf-wg/wiki/JSON_User_Segments#Potentials_that_Manu_Sees
>> Notice the expansion of the green box to the left. I think accomplishing
>> that goal is very do-able, I'll try to explain more (with examples) when
>> I get some time to write about it.
> Um, I don't think that's right.

Maybe :)

> A-3/4/5/6 --- why do column A people, who don't need or want RDF, need a
> way to transform JSON to Triples?

They don't, but the publishers that want to reach the audience that
wants RDF /could/ encode the information in a way that doesn't bother
Column A people, but also meets the needs of column B people. That is -
one solution is applicable to both Column A and Column B. That is, the
markup looks like this to both columns:

   "#": { ... MAPPINGS ... }
   "name": "Sandro Hawke"

Column A people would just ignore the '#' key. Column B people could use
the '#' key to get more out of the data.

> B-3/4/5 --- do you really think this standard method can be simple
> enough that people will use it without libraries?  That seems impossible
> to me.

Yes, it can be, you don't need a library to use this:

   "#": { ... MAPPINGS ... }
   "name": "Sandro Hawke"

> I think the green box being just in column C has a different kind of
> expansion property: if we offer a good solution here, all the developers
> will migrate from Group A and Group B to group C, again making the green
> box take over the world.

Our mental model on the row/column diagram seems to be different, but I
haven't quite figured out how.

> I kind of like that plan, but my current gut feeling is more towards
> making the yellow box take over the world, via a sparql-json solution.

I don't think the yellow box would take over the world... but then
again, my understanding of the yellow box may not be the same as yours.

> But a working greenbox solution would be great, too.


-- manu

Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny)
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