Re: [Json] Meanwhile, out there...

Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> Sun, 02 March 2014 09:59 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Json] Meanwhile, out there...
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It says “this implementation doesn’t handle Unicode characters”.
 Unfortunately, that’s more or less all the characters I use.

Actually, quite sensible on the surface, aside from allowing +/-Infinity.


On Sun, Mar 2, 2014 at 1:46 AM, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> wrote:

> On Mar 2, 2014, at 8:38 AM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
>
> >
> > <http://json5.org/>
> >
> >> JSON5 is a proposed extension to JSON that brings ES5 enhancements to
> its syntax. It remains a strict subset of JavaScript, adds no new data
> types, and is astrict superset of existing JSON.
>
> This appears to only be meant to work in a Javascript program, yes?
> Otherwise, what the heck does "Object keys can be unquoted if they're valid
> identifiers" mean?
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> --Paul Hoffman
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