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Re: Turtle and JSON-LD Matter

From: Ruben Verborgh <ruben.verborgh@ugent.be>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:23:17 +0200
Cc: "public-webid@w3.org" <public-webid@w3.org>, "public-rww@w3.org" <public-rww@w3.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Message-Id: <097E8513-36FF-49FC-9137-4AB1B7E8A8A8@ugent.be>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Hi Kingsley,

> Is there any reason why Turtle and JSON-LD cannot be on equal footing in regards to the WebID spec?
> 
> There's no reason why WebID-Profile documents MUST be comprised of RDF content in Turtle Notation.

In general, several W3C specs demand the presence of a specific RDF representation.
(Linked Data Platform, R2RML, …)

Seems indeed quite contradictory… why did we invent RDF in the first place? :-)

On the other hand, I see some necessity for interoperability, but still…

Best,

Ruben
Received on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 14:23:58 UTC

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