Re: [Json] Proposed minimal change for duplicate names in objects

John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org> Sun, 07 July 2013 18:43 UTC

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Carsten Bormann scripsit:

> In many JSON designs, the receiver knows the full set of keys ahead
> of time.  In this case, you are better off with conditionally interning
> it (i.e., if I already have the symbol, return it, otherwise keep the
> string around, now we know that it didn't map to a known key).

I don't know any way to do that in Java, because there seems to be no
way to ask if a string is interned except by interning it.

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