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Re: [JSON] I say again, what *is* JSON?

From: Gavin Carothers <gavin@topquadrant.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 08:53:25 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTimNQxc_yTDfwxFjbHwbrMfTmnYaWQ7YRAsyXfTm@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: public-rdf-wg@w3.org, nathan@webr3.org
On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 7:35 AM, Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider
<pfps@research.bell-labs.com> wrote:
> Hmm.
>
> Is this really the JSON spec?

No.

[... snip ...]
>
>
> So, I ask again, is there a definition JSON somewhere around?

Yes,  http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4627.txt  it is "just" a grammar. The
mapping of JSON into the object model of the parsers language is not
specified.

>From section 2.2:

The names within an object SHOULD be unique.

While it does say SHOULD, but it is in reality a MUST.

--Gavin
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