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Re: [Json] Encoding detection (Was: Re: JSON: remove gap between Ecma-404 and IETF draft)

From: Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) <jhildebr@cisco.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:11:43 +0000
To: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@hsivonen.fi>
CC: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org>, Pete Cordell <petejson@codalogic.com>, JSON WG <json@ietf.org>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
Message-ID: <CEB3FC7C.2DE63%jhildebr@cisco.com>
On 11/21/13 5:56 PM, "John Cowan" <cowan@mercury.ccil.org> wrote:

>We have therefore decided in the 4627bis effort not to say
>that anything that was previously valid is now invalid.  At least, that
>is what I understand us to be doing.

Specifically, the charter (http://datatracker.ietf.org/wg/json/charter/)
says:

"Any changes that break compatibility with existing implementations of
either RFC 4627 or the ECMAScript specification will need to have very
strong justification and broad support."


-- 
Joe Hildebrand
Received on Thursday, 21 November 2013 17:12:24 UTC

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