Re: [apps-discuss] draft-pbryan-zyp-json-pointer: name syntax for non-ASCII

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Mon, 21 November 2011 20:56 UTC

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+1 to Julian here -- there's no reason why non-ASCII chars need to be percent-encoded when they occur inside a JSON document, only when they're in a URI (or similar context).

Cheers,


On 22/11/2011, at 7:12 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 2011-11-21 21:09, Paul C. Bryan wrote:
>> The intent is to allow a JSON Pointer to be expressed as a JSON string
>> value as well as a URI fragment identifier. The latter is the most
>> significant driver for URI percent-encoding.
>> ...
> 
> Well, you could use it as fragment identifier (or otherwise URI component) by UTF-8-percent-escaping.
> 
> The question is whether that use case requires them to be all ASCII every else, such as in a JSON patch document.
> 
> Best regards, Julian
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