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  • Chair: Guus Schreiber
  • Scribe: <please volunteer>

Minutes of last meeting

PROPOSED to accept the minutes of the 9 Oct telecon:

Review of action items


Next telecon: 23 Oct

LC Comments on Concepts, Semantics

See for current status of all comments on Concepts and Semantics.

TriG / N-Triples / N-Quads

  • Status wrt comments
  • Turtle Features at Risk

Test suites

  • Semantics
  • TriG
  • N-Triples / N-Quads

Landing pages?

CR transition process for Concepts + Semantics + TriG + N-Triples + N-Quads

Proposed timeline:

  • Decision on 23 Oct telecon, including resolutions on last open issues

Chair/team duties:

  • Prepare draft CR Transition request before 23 Oct
  • Send CR request after 23 Oct telecon
  • Arrange transition call
  • Note: we might try to the JSON-LD PR request in the same call.

Editor duties:

  • Send reminder to commenters, where applicable (Concepts, Semantics)
  • Make sure up-to-date page with disposition of comments is available
  • Make CR draft available by Tue 22 Oct


Process issues: message from Sandro

Exit CR:

Resolve Features at Risk

Lists of lists and partial list conversion from RDF / #4

JSON-LD CG Resolution: Support conversion of lists of lists to list objects by preserving the blank node head of the inner list.

Confusion related to context-sensitivity of @type / #9

JSON-LD CG Resolution: Make an editorial update to the JSON-LD specification to clarify that the @type keyword is context sensitive and make its various usages more clear in the specification.


Allow blank nodes to be used as properties / #3

JSON-LD CG Resolution: Allow blank nodes to be used as graph name or property.

Please note that blank node properties will be dropped by default unless the "produce generalized RDF" flag is set


Support for @base: null / #10

JSON-LD CG Resolution: Keep the @base: null feature in the JSON-LD specification as it is defined in the Candidate Recommendation specification.

Properly referencing the DOM Promises spec / #8

JSON-LD CG Resolution: Make the JSON-LD WebIDL API non-normative and refer to the Promises specification written by Domenic Denicola and proceed straight to Proposed Recommendation.


Checking prep status for PR:


Peter Ansell: Spec should reference the test suite

Status: response sent, issue not closed yet


Joe Rockmore: reified statements in Turtle

Status: no response formulated


Media type parameter for Turtle

Dataset Semantics

Antoine's draft: