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[whatwg] JSON encoding

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 4 Nov 2006 06:06:23 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0611040559220.14112@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

(I couldn't work out what thread this was a continuation to -- the first 
message below didn't have a "Re:" in the subject line, and I can't find 
any other thread that used the word "hazard". So I don't know exactly 
what this thread was about. However, I shall not let that stop me from 
jumping in and giving my two cents...)

On Fri, 3 Nov 2006, Douglas Crockford wrote:
> This is a convenience issue. Having toJSONString as a builtin is a 
> convenience, removing the need to load json.js.

Assuming the thread is about introducing a way to convert a JS object into 
a JSON representation, then I would encourage you to contact the 
ECMAScript committee. Adding features to JavaScript is out of scope for 
the WHATWG specs.

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