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Re: [whatwg] asynchronous JSON.parse

From: Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2013 12:05:29 -0500
Message-ID: <CAHfnhfqsi=u6bEg6WEDnUWbiUYWiPhoorfz4g6AO-7wE8yrJdg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Cc: "j@mailb.org" <j@mailb.org>, "whatwg@lists.whatwg.org" <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>
On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 10:42 AM, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 9:29 AM, Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> The JSON object and its API are part of the ECMAScript language
>> specification which is standardized by Ecma/TC39, not whatwg.
>>
>
> He's talking about an async interface to it, not the core parser.  It's a
> higher level of abstraction than the core language, which doesn't know
> anything about eg. DOM Events and doesn't typically define asynchronous
> interfaces.  If an API like this was to be exposed (which I believe is
> unnecessary), it would belong here or webapps, not at the language level.
>

Yes, and as a member of ECMA/TC39 I felt that it was my responsibility
to clarify the specification ownershipóbut thanks for filling me in ;)

Rick



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