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JSON feedback we could submit

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2013 11:08:26 +0800
Message-ID: <CADnb78hQ4=xwReNX7mUMSJ4q-EF9UUOZJg3iR-tBbvMq5OpyWA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "www-tag.w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
To improve JSON interoperability the IETF should not define a more
restricted version of JSON than defined by Ecma-404.

Parsers exists that can parse "42" today and parsers that cannot parse
"42" today can be meaningfully upgraded to do so too. This would not
break those parsers, unless they depend on parsing 42 as an error,
which is a far more unlikely scenario than parsing it as 42 given
precedence.

(Worth pondering about: what to do about a leading BOM, which
XMLHttpRequest and browsers allow, but neither IETF nor Ecma-404
allow.)


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