Re: [Json] serializing sequences of JSON values

Tatu Saloranta <tsaloranta@gmail.com> Sat, 15 March 2014 16:34 UTC

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From: Tatu Saloranta <tsaloranta@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [Json] serializing sequences of JSON values
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On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 11:01 PM, Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> wrote:

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> On 14.03.2014, at 20:30, Tatu Saloranta <tsaloranta@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 4:37 PM, Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>wrote;wrote:
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>> The most interoperable form of JSON text sequence would be this:
>> encoders MUST not use newlines in their JSON text encodings and MUST
>> follow each JSON text with a newline.
>>
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> And presumably this would include all linefeeds that JSON specification
> supports? (\r, \n and \r\n).
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> I hope not.
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> \r newlines no longer exist in the real world.
> \r\n on the other hand is just a special case of \n, a sane parser can
> then just key on \n.
>

I don't care deeply one way or another, but since I was assuming "of course
those are accepted" (as per XML, or JSON parsers I'm familiar with), this
needs to be specified to improve interoperability.

-+ Tatu +-