Re: [Json] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC7158 (3907)

Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> Tue, 04 March 2014 14:43 UTC

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* Paul E. Jones wrote:
>I've not been following the list closely, as I thought this was more of 
>an editorial exercise than anything else.  This is definitely more than 
>editorial.  This could definitely break things and the commenter is 
>right that there are instances where there could be misinterpretation.
>
>Why was it decided to change this:
>
>     JSON-text = object / array
>
>to
>
>     JSON-text = ws value ws
>
>Was there some misunderstanding of what 4627 said?

http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/json/current/msg02040.html is the
decision, you can find relevant discussion nearby; most arguments I've
seen revolved around various notions of consistency.
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