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21Re: [json] Media type for JSON?

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  • Mark Miller
    Jul 26, 2005
      Martin Cooper wrote:
      > (From section 4.1)
      > The "text" media type is intended for sending material which is
      > principally textual in form.
      > [...]
      > Beyond plain text, there are many formats for representing what might
      > be known as "rich text". An interesting characteristic of many such
      > representations is that they are to some extent *readable* even without
      > the software that interprets them. [Emphasis added]
      > I think it would be pretty hard to argue that JSON is "rich text", or
      > that it would be reasonable to show JSON code directly to the user.

      By what stretch of the imagination is xml readable?

      Text by me above is hereby placed in the public domain

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