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

Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> Tue, 14 March 2017 06:17 UTC

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From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 23:17:37 -0700
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Subject: Re: [Json] Call for Consensus: Proposed Text for "8.1 Character Encoding"
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My position is identical to Carsten's. If you want guaranteed
interoperability, use I-JSON. Let's not weaken this document with dubious
handwaving that suggests anything but UTF-8 is a sane choice.

On Mar 13, 2017 3:24 PM, "Carsten Bormann" <cabo@tzi.org> wrote:

> On 13 Mar 2017, at 23:23, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> >
> > "No" in the sense of "that's incorrect", or "it's correct, but we
> shouldn't state it"?
>
> Incorrect.
>
> (Counterexample left as an exercise to the reader.)
>
> Grüße, Carsten
>
>