[erlang-questions] json_to_term EEP

Richard A. O'Keefe <>
Fri Aug 1 02:20:13 CEST 2008


On 1 Aug 2008, at 11:16 am, David Mercer wrote:

> I notice keys and values are stored as binaries rather than lists of  
> Unicode
> code points (Erlang "strings").  Won't this result in different keys  
> and
> values for the same JSON object encoded in UTF-8 vs. UTF-16?

No it won't.  The EEP *specifically* says that the binaries
will *always* use UTF-8, whatever the source or destination
encoding.

There is a 4th draft which is sitting waiting for moderator
approval before going out to the mailing list, because it is
44kB.  But this was already in the 1st draft.









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