Re: [Json] secdir review of draft-ietf-jsonbis-rfc7159bis-03

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Mon, 13 March 2017 19:51 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Json] secdir review of draft-ietf-jsonbis-rfc7159bis-03
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On 2017-03-13 18:54, Matthew A. Miller wrote:
> ...
> /me doffs hat
>
> I like this change myself.
>
> /me dons hat
>
> As I recall, the table was removed mostly because the vast majority of
> implementations did not support any encoding other than UTF-8, and no
> one (that I recall) reported implementing the detection table.
> ...

Well, if we allow UTF-16 and UTF-32 - even if we discourage their use - 
we should say how to detect those...

Alternatively we could forbid them, but that would be a normative change 
from RFC 7159.

Best regards, Julian