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Re: [JSON] I say again, what *is* JSON?

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 18:29:01 -0400
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: Alex Hall <alexhall@revelytix.com>, Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110324222900.GB2805@w3.org>
* Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us> [2011-03-24 17:17-0500]
> 
> On Mar 24, 2011, at 2:24 PM, Alex Hall wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us> wrote:
> > 
> > On Mar 24, 2011, at 1:19 PM, Alex Hall wrote:
> .....
> > 
> >> IMHO our task is to identify and promote some best practices
> > 
> > 
> > No, our task is to write a specification document for RDF. "Best practices" do not cut it.
> > 
> > OK, looking at the charter, it is the task of the working group to "define and standardize a JSON Syntax for RDF" so I'm mistaken here.
> 
> Good point. I stand corrected and withdraw my implied criticism. We can take advantage of the vagueness of JSON definitions to create our own standard. 

I tried to poke some real life JSON users to find out what the
standard would say were it to specify common practice. I think this
sort of design criteria is a PITA, but probably the most reallistic
course towards satisfying the user community whom we attempt to serve.


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