Re: [netmod] ?==?utf-8?q? JSON to XML lossy conversion

Michal Vaško <mvasko@cesnet.cz> Fri, 17 July 2020 06:28 UTC

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Thanks for the answers and sorry for not searching the mailing list archive first.

However, I interpret your answers as "we know about it, it is not ideal, but it will stay the way it is". I was hoping for something better.

Regards,
Michal

On Thursday, July 16, 2020 17:55 CEST, Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de> wrote: 
 
> On Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 04:24:43PM +0200, Michal Vaško wrote:
> > 
> > Similar problem occurs also for boolean. So I am just wondering, is this a known bug/feature, is it intentional? It is true that applications usually choose one format and stick to it but it is not a requirement and I can see this having possibly quite nasty consequences.
> >
> 
> This is known and has already be known when the JSON format was
> standardized. Whether it is a feature or a bug (and if so where
> the bug is) depends on whom you talk to.
> 
> /js
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