Re: [apps-discuss] draft-saintandre-json-namespaces-00 comments

Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Wed, 09 November 2011 16:20 UTC

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On Nov 9, 2011, at 7:19 AM, Mark Baker wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 9:19 PM, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> wrote:
>> On Nov 8, 2011, at 4:51 PM, Mark Baker wrote:
>> 
>>> http://json-ld.org
>> 
>> 
>> I would prefer that the output of this work was much, much simpler than this.
> 
> JSON-LD lets the people who need URI-grounded names have them, but at
> the same time presents enough of a barrier to discourage those who
> don't need them from using them.

Great! Then let those people adopt it. I would prefer that the output of *this work* in the IETF be much, much simpler than JSON-LD.

>  The last thing JSON needs is the
> simple equivalent of xmlns.

JSON doesn't need anything: JSON-using communities do. They should have good, simple, standardized tools.

--Paul Hoffman