[apps-discuss] Concise Binary Object Representation (CBOR)

Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Wed, 22 May 2013 14:49 UTC

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Greetings again. Carsten Bormann and I have proposed a new compact binary format, CBOR: <http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-bormann-cbor>. The design goals for the format are listed in the introduction; most notably, code compactness is considered as important as message compactness, and we think we got a lot of the latter with no sacrifice of the former.

A few appsy folks have already contributed ideas, but we would like to hear more. Given its applicability to protocols across the Applications area (and actually across the IETF), we think this would be an appropriate to be an appsawg work item if others here think so as well. Please let us know what you think.

--Paul Hoffman