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Re: Violation reports

From: Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 12:08:40 +0100
Message-ID: <4DB7F938.1050407@mozilla.org>
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
CC: Brandon Sterne <bsterne@mozilla.com>, public-web-security@w3.org
On 26/04/11 21:17, Adam Barth wrote:
> Surely form-urlencoding is more widely implemented by HTTP servers
> than JSON.  Every HTTP server made in the past decade and a half
> understands form-urlencoding.  Moreover, they'll continue to
> understand it if/when JSON goes out of fashion (e.g., assuming
> <form>  and form elements are here to stay).

JSON has the advantage of being human-readable, which form-urlencoding 
really doesn't. JSON is now baked into the web platform in the form of 
the JSON object, so is unlikely to "go out of fashion".

Gerv
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