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Re: Milestone: JSON-LD hits feature-freeze, call for implementations

From: Kumar McMillan <kmcmillan@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:47:30 -0500
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
Message-Id: <05B99A34-7B3F-470E-ADDF-12136BE5DDEC@mozilla.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>

On Sep 10, 2013, at 9:24 AM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> A new standards track specification for expressing Linked Data in JSON
> hit feature freeze today. It is called JSON-LD and is being developed at
> the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
> This specification was created as a result of the Web Payments work
> (specifically, PaySwarm). The technology in this specification is used
> to express identity, transactions, products, digital receipts, and other
> sorts of financial data in JSON. The specification is already in use in
> Google's GMail service (425M+ people), Google's schema.org initiative,
> the PaySwarm stack, the Activity Streams 2.0 (open social networking)
> work, and various other Linked Data projects around the world.
> You can learn more about Linked Data here (video):
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4x_xzT5eF5Q
> You can learn more about JSON-LD here (video):
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vioCbTo3C-4
> This is the next-to-last step in the standardization process and is
> intended to gather implementation experience. To successfully exit the
> phase, the W3C standardization process requires at least two
> implementations. The JSON-LD community did quite a bit of implementation
> front-running over the past year, so there are already 6 JSON-LD
> implementations. For those of you that want to read the specifications,
> they can be found here:
> JSON-LD 1.0 (Candidate Recommendation)
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/CR-json-ld-20130910/
> JSON-LD 1.0: Algorithms and API (Candidate Recommendation)
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/CR-json-ld-api-20130910/
> For those of you that are new to this group, this should be proof that:
> 1) we get real work done in this group, 2) the work we do here does lead
> to real standards, and 3) the work we do here affects hundreds of
> millions of people. :)

Nice! Congrats to everyone who worked on this.

> -- manu
> -- 
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Meritora - Web payments commercial launch
> http://blog.meritora.com/launch/
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