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From "Dave Cottlehuber (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (COUCHDB-1624) CouchDB shouldn't accept or serve JSON with control-characters
Date Fri, 07 Dec 2012 19:37:21 GMT

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Dave Cottlehuber commented on COUCHDB-1624:
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Nils it would definitely be a bug if we do this. I tested the uploaded file via json_verify
(yajl http://lloyd.github.com/yajl/) & it comes up clean for me. Have you got another
sample?
                
> CouchDB shouldn't accept or serve JSON with control-characters
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: COUCHDB-1624
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-1624
>             Project: CouchDB
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: 1.2
>            Reporter: Nils Breunese
>         Attachments: 10571721.json
>
>
> According to http://www.json.org/ control-characters are not valid characters in JSON.
Due to a character encoding bug one of our applications was sending JSON with control-characters
to CouchDB. CouchDB happily accepts this (invalid) JSON and also serves it, but then we started
getting problems in a client that uses the Svenson JSON library which (correctly) complains
about invalid characters in the JSON served by CouchDB.

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