[Python-Dev] Dropping bytes "support" in json

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Apr 10 14:55:45 CEST 2009

>> In email's case this is true, but in JSON's case it's not.  JSON is a 
>> format defined as a sequence of code points; MIME is defined as a 
>> sequence of octets.
> Another to look at it is that JSON is a subset of Javascript, and as such is
> text rather than bytes.

I don't think this can be approached from a theoretical point of view.
Instead, what matters is how users want to use it.


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