Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Could stats benefit from JSON as an exchange format?


JSON-stat =

'website': '',
'motto': 'Could stats benefit from JSON as an exchange format?',
'announcements': '@jsonstat',
'gather': '+JSON-stat',
'hashtag': '#jsonstat'
The main statistical standards for data and metadata exchange are XML-based (DDISDMX, or its semantic siblings: SCoVo/SDMX-RDF...): they are usually complicated and verbose: probably not best suited as an exchange format for apps.
Could stats benefit from JSON as an exchange format? How should data and metadata be expressed?
The goal of is to define a JSON schema for statistical dissemination.
Promoter: Xavier Badosa | Last update: 2011-11-23

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