[xquery-talk] Need for schemas Re: JSON query processing

Liam R E Quin liam at w3.org
Sat Oct 15 10:58:39 PDT 2011

On Sat, 2011-10-15 at 10:34 -0700, Daniela Florescu wrote:

> Both RDF and JSON suffer from the fact that there is no general and  
> standard way to describe metadata in a contract
> -- and that's why they'll probably NOT be used in places where a  
> contract between the communicating parties is needed:
> e.g. financials, healthcare, military.

healthcare and life sciences are using RDF; OWL and RIF are the
mechanisms here I think.

Agree about XSD and schema.org.

Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
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