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Data Types

Through-out this document a number of standard data types are defined. The primitive types used through-out this document begin with the seven primitive types for JSON values. We "extend" these data types using value formatting rules.

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Generic Data TypeNative RepresentationMedia representation
stringstringString - double-quoted unicode with backslash escaping
numbernumberNumber - double precision floating-point format in Java-script
booleanbooleanBoolean - true or false
objectobjectDefined object which you can look up within the documentation
nullnullempty
date-timestringA string expressed as a DateTime using joda time format.
datestringA string expressed as a DateTime using joda time format.