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

Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Wed, 22 May 2013 17:58 UTC

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On May 22, 2013, at 10:42 AM, Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> wrote:

> Why not BSON or BJSON or UBJSON or MsgPack or ... ?

Because they didn't meet the design objectives that we listed in Section 1. MessagePack had a lot of what we wanted, which is why we say "CBOR was inspired by MessagePack" in the acknowledgements.

--Paul Hoffman