Re: [JSON] What *is* JSON?

Richard Cyganiak wrote:
> 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?

informally perhaps, but even just a single boolean value, or a number, 
or a string is valid JSON.

Received on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 19:15:45 UTC