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CBOR Object Type Extension (COTX)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Anders Rundgren
Last updated 2024-03-18 (Latest revision 2023-09-03)
Replaces draft-rundgren-cote
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This document describes a CBOR tag for augmenting CBOR data items with type identifiers in the form of arbitrary CBOR text strings. This design enables type identifiers to optionally be expressed as URLs, potentially pointing to Web pages holding related descriptions in human readable form, as well as being compatible with established methods for adding type information to JSON and XML data.


Anders Rundgren

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