Re: JSON-LD terminology

On 9/4/12 7:55 AM, Richard Cyganiak wrote:
> On 30 Aug 2012, at 20:11, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> Here a little breakdown that shows how EAV, RDF, and Linked Data are related:
>> 1. EAV -- basic model has implicit semantics (i.e., assumptions are made about the entity, attribute, value slots) and no there no specifics about denotation mechanism
>> 2. RDF -- basic model has explicit semantics and IRIs are expressly outlined as the denotation mechanism (this is also why, for the R-D-F reflux community, you can talk about RDF via EAV + URIs style narratives)
>> 3. Linked Data -- builds on RDF or EAV by adding specific URI de-reference behavior that facilitates critical indirection used to implicitly associate an IRI with its description .
>> RDF != Linked Data. Never has been. Its an optional (preferred by W3C, naturally) route to the destination. Conflating RDF and Linked Data hasn't benefited either endeavor, to date.
> For the record, I think that's an excellent way of framing the situation.
> Best,
> Richard
Thanks!  At least I know we're in sync etc.. :-)



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