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Re: Totally non-conformant JSON hack

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 15:25:10 +0100
To: "David Lee" <dlee@calldei.com>
Cc: "'Norman Walsh'" <ndw@nwalsh.com>, "'XProc Dev'" <xproc-dev@w3.org>, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bzkh8ncu1.fsf@calexico.inf.ed.ac.uk>
David Lee writes:

[> Norm Walsh wrote:

>> [ JSON<->XML hack added to Calabash]]

> Not worried about niceness or elegance ... but am concerned about using a
> 'convention' that will have some lifetime.
> Have you considered JSONx which is (has been?) introduced to the public
> domain (after being patented by IBM) ?
> http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/wsdatap/v3r8m1/index.jsp?topic=%2Fx
> i50%2Fconvertingbetweenjsonandjsonx06.htm
> Its not my favorite but it has some backing ...
> Then there *is* my favorite  (JXML which has no backing) but does model the
> JSON data model more directly then JSONx
> http://xml.calldei.com/JsonXML
> Any model that is lossless is fine but It is beginning to concern me the
> proliferation of lossless JSON/XML models.
> It would be nice if the community could narrow down rather then proliferate
> on if not a 'standard' atleast a 'common' way of translating JSON to XML in
> a lossless format.

Well, we didn't get interest at XML Prague in standardising
'string<->NCName', but maybe we could get interest in this (larger)
mapping. . .

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