Re: [apps-discuss] media type for partial JSON updates?

mike amundsen <mamund@yahoo.com> Thu, 29 December 2011 18:57 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] media type for partial JSON updates?
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Julian:

are you suggesting a new RFC?

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On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 12:08, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> On 2011-12-29 17:58, mike amundsen wrote:
>>
>> ...
>>
>> i do not, my message here was too vague.
>>
>> 1) i assumed you were proposing a new document that discussed PATCH
>> for partial updates.
>
>
> Oh, sorry.
>
>
>> 2) i meant to say that the document you propose "might be the proper
>> place.... etc."
>> 3) i assumed your text "define a matching media type ... It might be a
>> light-weight alternative to what
>> <https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-pbryan-json-patch-04>  describes..."
>> meant you were proposing a NEW media type to register w/ the IANA and
>> i suggested the XML PATCH (RFC5621, i think) as a possible template
>> for designing a JSON variant that would be this NEW media type.
>
>
> Ack; understood.
>
> I think it would be simpler to define it as something that can be trivially
> transformed to the format defined in
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-pbryan-json-patch-04; in that case we
> wouldn't even need to describe the actual semantics...
>
> Best regards, Julian