Network Working Group J.M. Snell
Internet-Draft October 2012
Intended status: Informational
Expires: April 02, 2013

The application/stream+json Media Type


This specification defines and registers the application/stream+json Content Type for the JSON Activity Streams format.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

Activity Streams [asms] is a data format for "the serialization of a stream of social activities using the JSON format" [RFC4627]. Version 1.0 of the specification was published in May of 2011 by the Activity Streams Working Group ( and has been implemented in a broad range of applications.

This specification defines and registers the "application/stream+json" Content Type to represent JSON document resources that conform to the JSON Activity Streams Version 1.0 Specification [asms].

2. IANA Considerations

This specification registers the application/stream+json MIME Media Type:

3. Security Considerations

Security considerations for JSON Activity Stream documents are discussed in Section 11 of [asms].

4. References

[RFC4627] Crockford, D., "The application/json Media Type for JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)", RFC 4627, July 2006.
[asms] Snell, J., Atkins, M., Norris, W., Messina, C., Wilkinson, M. and R. Dolin, "JSON Activity Streams 1.0", May 2011.

Author's Address

James M Snell EMail: