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The JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) Data Interchange Format (RFC7158) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000235460D
Original Publication Date: 2014-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Mar-03
Document File: 32 page(s) / 28K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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T. Bray: AUTHOR [+1]


JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) is a text format for the serialization of structured data. It is derived from the object literals of JavaScript, as defined in the ECMAScript Programming Language Standard, Third Edition [ECMA-262].

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                      T. Bray, Ed. Request for Comments: 7158                                  Google, Inc. Obsoletes: 4627                                               March 2013 Category: Standards Track ISSN: 2070-1721

      The JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) Data Interchange Format


   JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) is a lightweight, text-based,    language-independent data interchange format.  It was derived from    the ECMAScript Programming Language Standard.  JSON defines a small    set of formatting rules for the portable representation of structured    data.

   This document removes inconsistencies with other specifications of    JSON, repairs specification errors, and offers experience-based    interoperability guidance.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at

Bray                         Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7158                          JSON                        March 2013

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