[Cbor] File extension for cbor sequences

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Wed, 25 September 2019 13:15 UTC

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This is now actually the last thing missing before I can declare that all IESG comments have been addressed.  

RFC 7049 defines .cbor as the file extension for single encoded CBOR data items.

draft-ietf-cbor-sequence doesn’t define one, because it copied that RFC 7464 (JSON Text Sequences) doesn’t define one, not because of some actual thinking about the question.

Do we want to go for .cborseq?  Better ideas?  Probably not .csq (*)?  Since this is bike-shedding, I’d like to timebox this decision (to today?).

Grüße, Carsten

(*) CSQ file is a Microsoft Visual FoxPro Client-Server Query File.
I think essentially all TLAs are taken.

> On Sep 3, 2019, at 21:09, Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> wrote:
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>> Alexey Melnikov added the following comment to the history of draft-ietf-cbor-sequence
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>> AD review:
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>> This is a well written document. I have one (non blocking) question:
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>> Any particular reason why file extension is not defined in Section 6.1?
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> Answer: Mindless copy/paste from RFC 7464 (JSON sequence).
> But definitely a very good point.
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> At the moment I have no obvious candidate; .cborseq is a bit long, but everything else is not “speaking” enough to me.
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> Grüße, Carsten
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>> The document can be found at
>> I-D: <draft-ietf-cbor-sequence-01.txt>
>> Datatracker URL: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-cbor-sequence/
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