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

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Thu, 29 December 2011 17:08 UTC

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