Re: [Json] Limitations on number size?

"Matt Miller (mamille2)" <mamille2@cisco.com> Wed, 05 June 2013 01:46 UTC

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From: "Matt Miller (mamille2)" <mamille2@cisco.com>
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Subject: Re: [Json] Limitations on number size?
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On Jun 4, 2013, at 7:40 PM, R S <sayrer@gmail.com>
 wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 3:01 PM, Douglas Crockford <douglas@crockford.com>wrote;wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Keep in mind that this format has been working successfully in the wild
>> for over a decade. The goal here should be to do the least that is
>> necessary to formally upgrade its status from Informational, not to attempt
>> to fix something that is already working well enough. It is only because it
>> has been working well enough that we are considering the upgrade.
> 
> 
> 
> Strongly agree. We should only be changing things that are incorrect or
> obsolete. You can't write an interoperable JSON implementation by reading
> RFC 4627 at the moment, but number precision is not one of the
> deal-breakers.
> 

Would you be willing to contribute specific wording proposals to address those deal-breakers?


- m&m

Matt Miller < mamille2@cisco.com >
Cisco Systems, Inc.