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

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Apr 10 18:11:26 CEST 2009

> (3) The default transfer encoding syntax is UTF-8.

Notice that the RFC is partially irrelevant. It only applies
to the application/json mime type, and JSON is used in various
other protocols, using various other encodings.

> I think it's a bad idea for any of the core
> JSON API to accept or produce bytes in any language that provides a
> Unicode string type.

So how do you integrate the encoding detection that the RFC suggests
to be done?


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