[webfinger] Language tag too specific (Was: Last Call: <draft-ietf-appsawg-webfinger-10.txt> (WebFinger) to Proposed Standard

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Mon Mar 18 10:06:04 CET 2013

On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 04:57:10AM -0400,
 John Cowan <cowan at mercury.ccil.org> wrote 
 a message of 35 lines which said:

> It hardly matters, since this is valid JSON:

No, it is not. RFC 4627:

> The names within an object SHOULD be unique.

The question was discussed a lot of the IETF meeting in Orlando last
week. This is because ECMAscript standard does not say exactly the
same thing (one of the main differences between the two JSON
specifications) and there is a project to make an IETF JSON working
group to produce a 4627bis.

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