Re: [Json] Counterproposal on work items

Tatu Saloranta <tsaloranta@gmail.com> Wed, 20 February 2013 18:22 UTC

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+1

-+ Tatu +-

On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 9:27 AM, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> wrote:
> My proposal is: do nothing.
>
> I use JSON for protocol design and work all the time, and have not observed
> any interop problems in the wild which originate at the JSON parson or
> construction level.  I give the incoming text to the library and it Just
> Works or reliably reports a syntax botch.  I give my data structures to the
> JSON serializer and cheerfully send off whatever comes out. I read specs and
> build clients and servers and, when things break, it’s because I’m stupidly
> using a bogus name or value in some field, not because of the serialization.
>
> I suggest that there is not a problem here that needs the investment of
> precious IETF time.
>
>  -T
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