Re: [Json] Complete section 3 proposal

Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Wed, 19 June 2013 13:39 UTC

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On Jun 19, 2013, at 12:36 AM, Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> wrote:

> On Jun 19, 2013, at 00:16, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> wrote:
> 
>> Because the first code point of a JSON text will always be a character in the range U+0022 to U+007B,
> 
> The following six characters can occur at the start of a JSON text:
> 
>           %x20                ; Space
>           %x09                ; Horizontal tab
>           %x0A                ; Line feed or New line
>           %x0D                ; Carriage return
> 
>           %x5B                ; [ left square bracket
>           %x7B                ; { left curly bracket
> 
> Four of those six characters are not in that range.

Very good point. s/U+0022/U+0009/.

> They are all in the ASCII subset of Unicode.

The "ASCII subset of Unicode" is not well-defined, and for bonus confusion, includes U+0000.

> (Of course, that set might increase if we redefine what a JSON text is, but it is likely to stay ASCII.)

We are trying to deal with one discussion topic at a time. We are not succeeding, but we are trying.

--Paul Hoffman