Re: [Json] Topic #4: Software Behavior

Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Tue, 29 April 2014 17:29 UTC

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> "Section 3 of draft-json-01 implies draconian error handling - when a
> message is specified to be i-json but the receiver finds, for example,
> a dupe key, it is required to halt and catch fire. There's a chance
> that this will be interpreted as 'tbray poisons JSON with XML
> draconianism'. People with alternate language should suggest it."

The current text is fine. It correctly sets the expectations for emitters about receivers that require I-JSON. Weakening the text will simply make draconian parsers seem like the bad actors.

--Paul Hoffman