Re: [Json] Using a non-whitespace separator (Re: Working Group Last Call on draft-ietf-json-text-sequence)

Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> Thu, 05 June 2014 18:48 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Json] Using a non-whitespace separator (Re: Working Group Last Call on draft-ietf-json-text-sequence)
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On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 1:10 PM, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> wrote:
> I agree with every point Paul made.  I’m completely convinced that we need
> an unambiguous can’t-appear-in-JSON separator/prefix.    Anything smaller
> than 1F other than the characters included in JSON would be fine by me.  How
> about U+0000?

I don't understand Paul's point about escaping.  Can either of you elaborate?

As for NUL, that has all the problems that RS has, and worse.  I'd
rather use RS.  FF even.

Nico
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