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Re: [Json] JSON: remove gap between Ecma-404 and IETF draft

From: Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen@wirfs-brock.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 07:54:56 -0800
Cc: Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org>, IETF Discussion <ietf@ietf.org>, JSON WG <json@ietf.org>, Joe Hildebrand Hildebrand <jhildebr@cisco.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
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To: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>

On Nov 14, 2013, at 7:33 AM, John Cowan wrote:

> 
> Per contra, ECMA-404 refers only to text(ual content).  The BOM is
> meaningful when transforming byte sequences into code point sequences,
> but ECMA-404 deals in the latter only.  So it is the furthest thing
> from surprising that it makes no mention of BOMs, and has nothing to
> say about their use outside text.

Exactly ECMA-404 only defines a textual content format.  That was intentional.

Allen
Received on Thursday, 14 November 2013 15:55:37 UTC

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