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

Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> Thu, 16 March 2017 21:19 UTC

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Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:19:28 -0500
From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
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Subject: Re: [Json] secdir review of draft-ietf-jsonbis-rfc7159bis-03 [rfc7159bis scope]
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On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 10:08:06PM +0100, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2017-03-16 21:50, Matthew A. Miller wrote:
> >...
> >[ /me continues with no hat ]
> >
> >Then we're still at an impasse as far as multiple encodings go.  As I
> >personally see it, the only choices are:
> >
> >1. Section 8.1 stays exactly as it is; or
> >2. Make the (normative) change to restrict the encoding to UTF-8 only.
> >...
> 
> I disagree that these are the only choices.
> 
> My proposal is to leave the normative bits exactly as they were before, and
> just to explain detection better.

+1

We might not get consensus on this, in which case Matt's (1) is best.