You can make a spec short and sweet, but there is no guarantee that it will be implemented correctly. Did my woofing about agile standardization anger the format gods, or is GeoJSON really the dribble cup of the "GeoWeb" after all? Check out this excerpt from the timeline of Bill Dollins, who writes from the countryside near Washington, D.C.:
For all the bloggage, not a single geo pundit has noticed that there's a problem. Do you?
Update (2009-11-25): Chris Schmidt summarizes the GeoJSON coordinate order debate.