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Re: CIF-JSON draft 2017-05-15

Two questions arising:

1) CIF2 mentions byte order. This would be the (optional) first two characters of the data stream?

2) list item names need not be lower-case, right? Nothing I see in CIF says that they conform to the requirements of data names. Thus, CIF2 could have upper- and lower-case names in list items.

On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 12:30 PM, Robert Hanson <hansonr@stolaf.edu> wrote:
I have several friendly suggestions. I think the way to do this is to just give you a link to a Google Doc that has my suggested changes made in it, and let you react to that.

I think this one is going to take some more elaboration:

Entries at the same position in JSON list datavalues correspond to one another if the datanames belong to the same category.


Robert M. Hanson
Larson-Anderson Professor of Chemistry
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN

If nature does not answer first what we want,
it is better to take what answer we get.

-- Josiah Willard Gibbs, Lecture XXX, Monday, February 5, 1900

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