What is PSON in puppet and how is it different from JSON?

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While going through an online puppet tutrorial i came across PSON. What is this and how is it different from JSON?
Jul 24 in Puppet by Namik
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PSON is a variant of JSON which puppet uses for serializing data to transmit across the network or store on disk. 

JSON requires that the serialized form is valid unicode (usually UTF-8).

A PSON string is a sequence of 8-bit ASCII encoded data. It must start and end with “(ASCII 0x22) characters.

Puppet uses the MIME types “pson” and “text/pson” to refer to PSON. 

answered Jul 24 by Sirajul
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