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Re: [json] Universal Binary JSON Specification

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  • Stephan Beal
    ... Correct, format does not aim for minimal complexity of implementations. ... But for the decoder it s required, or at least that s how i understood the
    Message 1 of 76 , Sep 22 12:11 AM
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      On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 8:17 AM, Tatu Saloranta <tsaloranta@...>wrote:

      > **
      > On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 10:44 AM, Stephan Beal <sgbeal@...>
      > wrote:
      > > Thank you for that. Smile's requirement that impls be capable of
      > supporting
      > > "shared strings" seems a bit draconian to me, though. That adds
      > non-trivial
      > ...
      >

      Correct, format does not aim for minimal complexity of implementations.
      > ...This is an optional feature for encoder for what it is worth.
      >

      But for the decoder it's required, or at least that's how i understood the
      docs.

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    • Tatu Saloranta
      ... For what it is worth, I also consider support for only signed values a good thing. -+ Tatu +-
      Message 76 of 76 , Feb 20, 2012
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        On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 9:42 AM, rkalla123 <rkalla@...> wrote:
        > Stephan,
        >
        > No problem; your feedback are still very applicable and much appreciated.
        >
        > The additional view-point on the signed/unsigned issue was exactly what I was hoping for. My primary goal has always been simplicity and I know at least from the Java world, going with unsigned values would have made the impl distinctly *not* simple (and an annoying API).
        >
        > So I am glad to get some validation there that I am not alienating every other language at the cost of Java.

        For what it is worth, I also consider support for only signed values a
        good thing.

        -+ Tatu +-
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