[openbiblio-dev] bibjson -request for feedback

Mark MacGillivray mark.macgillivray at okfn.org
Tue Feb 21 18:37:52 UTC 2012

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 6:27 PM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> The JSON-LD spec is still in draft. Presumably:
> * there won't be lots of software yet?
> * it could get pulled. In which case we have to support the software
> ourself. That's probably just about possible
> * does it degrade gently? what do we lose if there is no JSON-LD processor?

Yes - if people put JSON-LD info in their records and it became
worthless, the rest of the record would still stand. At that point, if
JSON-LD was pulled, we would probably want to revert back to our own
simple idea or uptake RDF-JSON or alternative.


> I think the risks are much smaller than the benefits.
> --
> Peter Murray-Rust
> Reader in Molecular Informatics
> Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
> University of Cambridge
> CB2 1EW, UK
> +44-1223-763069

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