[foaf-dev] GRDDL and JSON
Morten Høybye Frederiksen
morten at wasab.dk
Tue Feb 12 09:49:57 GMT 2008
On Feb 6, 2008 10:42 AM, Benjamin Nowack <bnowack at semsol.com> wrote:
> I like the idea. I'm not sure how the transformation mechanism
> should work, though. Portable/executable transformations (à la
> GRDDL), or dedicated parsers, or transformation services where
> you pass the json data to?
Apparently my memory didn't serve me correct information, as I thought
that GRDDL transformations were first identifiers for a set of
"rules", second a possible implementation of those rules, usually in
XSLT. However, it seems that they are now expected to actually work
for any client, so using just an identifier apparently isn't good
> Either way I'd vote for a simple agreed on "this is rdfizable json"
> identifier as the callback prefix. This could simplify format
> detection a bit.
Fair enough, but my concern was that we'd be open to accidental grddl'ing...
> As a 2nd callback "hook" we'd need a
> format-specific identifier or transformation service URI (depending
> on how the mechanism is supposed to work), e.g.
> short identifiers + a centralized transformation registry:
The simplest thing that could possibly work...
Perhaps we should take this to another forum, perhaps even try to
write a note or something along those lines.
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