Concise Binary Object Representation (CBOR), October 2013
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 8949
- C. Bormann
- NON WORKING GROUP
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The Concise Binary Object Representation (CBOR) is a data format whose design goals include the possibility of extremely small code size, fairly small message size, and extensibility without the need for version negotiation. These design goals make it different from earlier binary serializations such as ASN.1 and MessagePack.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.