Re: [Json] Call for Consensus: Proposed Text for "8.1 Character Encoding"

Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> Mon, 17 April 2017 17:56 UTC

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Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:56:28 -0500
From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
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Subject: Re: [Json] Call for Consensus: Proposed Text for "8.1 Character Encoding"
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On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 11:41:29AM -0600, Matthew A. Miller wrote:
> [ /me doffs hat ]
> 
> Thinking about this more, putting an encoding detection algorithm as an
> appendix seems like a reasonable compromise to me.  To start, how about
> removing the detection text from Section 8.1 and have an appendix that
> starts with that text plus the table?

Or we could even just assert that such an algorithm is possible, and
that implementors MAY implement one.

> Assuming the above, what does everyone think of the following for
> Section 8.1?

+1.

Nico
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