es-discuss Digest, Vol 81, Issue 82

Mihai Niță mnita at google.com
Mon Nov 18 10:12:16 PST 2013


Sorry, I just took the first sentence here (second one added to the
confusion, not clarified it, but this is probably just me):

A JSON text is a sequence of tokens.  The set of tokens includes six
structural characters, strings, numbers, and three literal names.
A JSON text is a serialized object or array.


Anyway, this is good. It means that the RFC has no problem, it's just me :-)


But the conclusion that the RFC does not allow BOM is independent, and
I think it stands.


Mihai




On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 9:50 AM, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi at gmx.net> wrote:

> * mnita at google.com wrote:
> >The first four bytes are:
> >
> >           00 00 00 22  UTF-32BE
> >           00 22 E5 65  UTF-16BE
> >           22 00 00 00  UTF-32LE
> >           22 00 65 E5  UTF-16LE
> >           22 E6 97 A5  UTF-8
> >
> >The UTF-16 bytes don't match the patterns in RFC, so UTF-16 streams would
> >(wrongly) be detected as UTF-8, if one strictly follows the RFC.
>
> RFC 4627 does not allow string literals at the top level.
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