Re: [Json] serializing sequences of JSON values

Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> Sun, 09 March 2014 16:44 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Json] serializing sequences of JSON values
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So, all the specifications are now consistent, which is a good thing, but
note the advice in the spec: If you want interoperability, use a list or an
object.  -T


On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 9:41 AM, Paul E. Jones <paulej@packetizer.com> wrote:

> Right. That gets us back to the old definition. Writing an array or object
> makes sense, but an integer and then another seems like it just makes
> things unnecessarily confusing. Somewhere, somehow there must be whitespace
> inserted between those.
>
> Paul
>
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> *From:* John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
> *Sent:* March 9, 2014 10:36:08 AM EDT
> *To:* Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
> *Cc:* "Paul E. Jones" <paulej@packetizer.com>om>, "Joe Hildebrand
> (jhildebr)" <jhildebr@cisco.com>om>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>om>, Pete
> Resnick <presnick@qti.qualcomm.com>om>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>et>,
> Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org>rg>, "json@ietf.org" <json@ietf.org>rg>,
> "Matt Miller (mamille2)" <mamille2@cisco.com>om>, Barry Leiba <
> barryleiba@computer.org>gt;, "rfc7158@schmorp.de" <rfc7158@schmorp.de>
> *Subject:* Re: [Json] serializing sequences of JSON values
>
> Larry Masinter scripsit:
>
>  If you want to write out a sequence of JSON values you would write them out as an array with [] around and comma separators.
>>
>
> That would be a single JSON value, not a sequence thereof.
>
>