[Haskell-cafe] Standard package file format
Richard A. O'Keefe
ok at cs.otago.ac.nz
Mon Sep 19 00:27:17 UTC 2016
On 17/09/16 4:47 PM, Bardur Arantsson wrote:
> I was actually curious about this, and it's interesting to note that
> even JSON which was supposed to have *ONE STANDARD* now apparently has
> two, an ECMA one and and IETF RFC (seems to be more recent).
It's a long sad story. The ECMA standard exists for largely politcal
reasons. The RFC is the "active" one.
JSON is a textbook example of "syntax-first".
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