[openbiblio-dev] Tutorial on BibJSON
mark at odaesa.com
Sat Dec 17 13:35:46 UTC 2011
Jim and I have been discussing this a bit, and we are thinking there
may be value in having a sort-of tier approach to bibjson.
First tier would be - key/value pairs in JSON (as per
Second tier would be - some values are objects (such as author, journal)
Third tier would be - using namespaces e.g. dc:contributor as keys
However I do not think these tiers should be hierarchical - e.g.
having namespaces is not necessarily "better" than not - it is just
another example of how you might convey some information to others.
The latest bibjson spec is at:
On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 12:39 PM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> I [*] would like to make a very simple video tutorial on BibJSON using
> simple examples.
> I'm looking a http://bibserver.okfn.org/bibjson/ and have found
> http://bibserver.okfn.org/bibsoup/example/ but that has a link that points
> recursively to itself.
> Question - does the link need to point somewhere else. And is there a valid
> entry at the end?
> Then there is:
> which has an example:
> "citekey":"some identifier, unique in this collection",
> "type": "book",
> "title":"some title",
> "author": ["Mark MacGillivray","Jim Pitman"],
> "journal": "journal_name",
> "collection": "collection_name",
> "moreinfo":"some more information about this collection",
> "ns1:thing":"some thing",
> Question: do the names need namespacing? - currently only the bottom one is
> namespaced. Is there an easy place to find common names?
> There is also http://bibserver.okfn.org/bibjson/specs/v0-81/example/ which
> seems consistent with the above
> [*] actually Professor OWL and otehrs in Animal Garden
> Peter Murray-Rust
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