JSON Duplicate Keys

Rick Waldron waldron.rick at gmail.com
Sun Jun 9 16:53:51 PDT 2013


On Sun, Jun 9, 2013 at 7:19 PM, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman at gmail.com> wrote:

> >At two TC39 meetings, members of TC39 expressed deep concern about the
> prospect of incompatible changes to JSON by the IETF.
>
> Those concerns have not been expressed directly to the IETF's JSON Working
> Group. I say this as one of the two co-chairs of the JSON WG. If TC39 wants
> to express "deep concern", they certainly know where to do so. Them doing
> so sooner rather than later would be helpful all around.
>
> I would note that some of the possibly-incompatible changes to RFC 4627
> that are being discussed relate to places where the RFC is
> self-contradictory or blatantly unclear. In such cases, leaving the RFC
> alone might just as easily lead to incompatible implementations as
> clarifications would. That is going to have be determined by the IETF's
> consensus process.
>
> No one can force anyone here to follow the official WG discussion for the
> successor to RFC 4627, of course. However, given that some people on this
> list are JSON experts, if you don't want to participate in the evolution of
> the RFC, I would be interested in hearing (possibly off-list) why that is.
> Part of the job of the chairs is to make sure experts feel welcome in the
> IETF process.
>

Paul,

Here are the notes from the first TC39 meeting that this topic was discussed

https://github.com/rwldrn/tc39-notes/blob/master/es6/2013-03/mar-12.md#49-json-ietf-changes

Rick
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