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1012Re: [json] MIME types

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  • Kris Zyp
    May 5, 2008
      Perhaps I wasn't clear, I wasn't intending to propose that anyone needs to adopt a superset of JSON or add any features to JSON. I was simply asking how and if people like to define JSON variants (most importantly subsets) with MIME types. Sorry for the superset digression...

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Michal Migurski
      To: json@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, May 05, 2008 11:12 AM
      Subject: Re: [json] MIME types

      > While lack of such marker makes it easier to embed json (json
      > encapsulation in json is trivial; in xml declaration & single-root
      > requirement make it very cumbersome to embed xml in xml) it's a pain
      > if one tries to extend markup itself.
      > That's why I suspect it might be best that json remained as is, and
      > further development was done at higher level by using what exists,
      > instead of trying to shoehorn new features at low level ("just because
      > something can be done don't mean it should").

      +1, keep it simple.

      Most of my JSON use is as a communication format between JS, Python,
      PHP, etc. There's no value here to having JS-specific features in the


      michal migurski- mike@...

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