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

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Mon, 21 November 2011 19:44 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] draft-pbryan-zyp-json-pointer: name syntax for non-ASCII
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On 2011-11-21 20:24, Paul C. Bryan wrote:
> RFC 3986 prescribes encoding characters in UTF-8 and percent-encoding
> non-unreserved characters. Furthermore, JSON by definition uses Unicode
> for all string values (most often encoding in UTF-8). Do these not
> address the issue?
> ...

Not really -- RFC 3986 doesn't really require it; it just says it should 
be the default for new schemes.

So again, do you want the ability to use non-ASCII characters in JSON 
pointers without escaping? (I think that would be the right approach.)

Best regards, Julian