Re: [JSON] What *is* JSON?

On 23 Mar 2011, at 19:00, Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider wrote:
> I'm really interested in just what *is* JSON?  Is there a standard? 

> The charter doesn't point to anything.  Neither does the JSON task force
> page.
> All I can find is which defines a syntax (and even
> states that it is incomplete) and,
> which is again only a syntax.  Perhaps JSON is only a syntax and there
> is no data model!

Isn't the data model simply Javascript objects, as defined in ECMA-262?


> If the WG doesn't have a notion of just what JSON is I don't see how the
> WG can proceed.  
> Peter F. Patel-Schneider
> Bell Labs Research

Received on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 19:06:01 UTC