[whatwg] JSON encoding

My two cents as you say:

2006/11/4, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>:
> (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.

Well, I think adding features to javascript is part of its own nature, we
can add features using the prototype without consulting any comitee, thats
powerfull and also could be a source imcopatibility between libraries,
consider the prototype.js library, it really extend the language.


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