Re: [domainrep] Possible erratum in RFC 7071: "integer" in JSON

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Wed, 21 August 2019 22:48 UTC

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Subject: Re: [domainrep] Possible erratum in RFC 7071: "integer" in JSON
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On Aug 22, 2019, at 00:08, Murray S. Kucherawy <superuser@gmail.com> wrote:
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> INTEGER: a NUMBER as defined in Section 2.4 of [JSON] but without any fraction component, i.e., conforming to the “int" ABNF in that section.

But that’s not how it works: You don’t get to change JSON’s ABNF as a JSON application.
The numbers 2, 2.0, 2.00, 2e0, 2.0e0, 0.2e1 etc. all mean exactly the same thing in JSON.

Grüße, Carsten