On 21 July 2017 at 23:21, Michael A. Peters <mpet...@domblogger.net> wrote:
> I am (finally) starting to implement JSON-LD on a site, it generates a lot > of data that is useless to the non-bot typical user. > > I'd prefer to only stick it in the head when the client is a crawler that > wants it. > > Wouldn't it be prudent if agents that want JSON-LD can send a standardized > header as part of their request so web apps can optionally choose to only > send the JSON-LD data to clients that want it? Seems it would be kinder to > mobile users on limited bandwidth if they didn't have to download a bunch > of JSON that is meaningless to them. > > Is this the right group to suggest that? > Firstly, well done for going the extra mile and producing structured data on the web Typically, if I am primarily interested in JSON-LD data, there is a mechanism in web architecture which allows me to specify this. I would use an accept header such as Accept: application/ld+json In this way, machines can receive machine readable data, and humans can receive human readable.