Re: [Json] I-JSON Tpic #2: Top-Level

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Mon, 28 April 2014 22:10 UTC

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On 29 Apr 2014, at 6:20 am, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> wrote:

> Allowing top-level JSON to be a primitive - true, null, 42​ - is batshit crazy for anything the IETF might contemplate, and one of I-JSON’s main virtues is ruling that out. 

Is the target audience for I-JSON just the IETF, or anyone who wants a more interoperable profile of JSON?

Regards,

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