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

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Tue, 14 March 2017 10:47 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Json] Call for Consensus: Proposed Text for "8.1 Character Encoding"
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>    00 00        UTF-32BE
>    00 xx        UTF-16BE
>    xx 00 00 00  UTF-32LE
>    xx 00 00 xx  UTF-16LE
>    xx 00 xx     UTF-16LE
>    xx xx        UTF-8
>    xx EOF       UTF-8 (For Carsten's recent comment)

Wow, people are still posting incorrect match tables :-)

I think that Julian (with my amendment maybe) nailed it, no need to make ever more wronger proposals here.

(Again, in the age of unit testing, all this is much easier to get right for a coder than for a spec writer.)

Grüße, Carsten