Re: [Json] Proposal to move forward on acceptable roots

Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> Fri, 30 May 2014 16:16 UTC

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This doesn’t sound insane. ​I’ll try, over the next few days, to draft such
a section.  If nothing good emerges, I think staying with the current
language is still a good outcome.



On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 9:13 AM, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) <
jhildebr@cisco.com> wrote:

> One way we could go on the topic of what goes in the root that would work
> for me would be for us to add a non-normative section to I-JSON giving
> protocol design advice, and move the issue of potential incompatibility of
> non-[object,array] roots to that section.
>
> Into that section, we can also put some suggestions about how to encode
> integers, floats, and dates in strings, how to do forward-compatibility
> with objects (MUST ignore what you don't understand), and whatever other
> pearls of wisdom we come up with.
>
> Yes, I know that will make the document take longer, and open up other
> areas for us to argue about.
>
> --
> Joe Hildebrand
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