Re: [Json] JSON irritants

"Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr)" <jhildebr@cisco.com> Thu, 04 August 2016 17:50 UTC

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From: "Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr)" <jhildebr@cisco.com>
To: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>, "Manger, James" <James.H.Manger@team.telstra.com>
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Subject: Re: [Json] JSON irritants
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On 8/3/16, 7:39 AM, "json on behalf of John Cowan" <json-bounces@ietf.org on behalf of cowan@mercury.ccil.org>; wrote:

>But as someone who tried with XML 1.1 and XML 1.0 5e, I suspect that
>any such effort as this is doomed to obscurity.  The improvements
>aren't massive enough to be worth the conversion effort and loss of
>interoperability.

First: imagine a new media type.  Second: comments are a big enough win to cause at least some adoption for configuration files.

-- 
Joe Hildebrand