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JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) Pointer

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From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: RFC Editor <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) Pointer' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-appsawg-json-pointer-09.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) Pointer'
  (draft-ietf-appsawg-json-pointer-09.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Applications Area Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Barry Leiba and Pete Resnick.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary

JSON Pointer defines a string syntax for identifying a specific value 
within a JSON document. 

Working Group Summary

This draft and its companion (draft-ietf-appsawg-json-patch) received 
commentary from a number of participants. The original authors 
were unable to complete the work so the current editor stepped in. 
There was no controversy of import, and the subset of Applications Area
participants who have reviewed and commented on this document is
large enough and the reviews are broad enough that we have good
consensus on this.

Document Quality

Many of the participants who contributed review comments are well 
established in the IETF and W3C communities. The review and
participation was thorough and contained adequate (if not better) 
expertise on the relevant topics. 

Implementations are being tracked at, as 
"pointer" is a dependency of "patch". 


Murray Kucherawy is the Document Shepherd. 
Barry Leiba is the responsible Area Director. 

RFC Editor Note