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[whatwg] Native JSON parsing API

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 07:04:06 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0807100700560.11215@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Sat, 14 Jun 2008, Adam Barth wrote:
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> HTML 5 should expose a native JSON parser for web content.

This seems self-contained enough that I really think it should get its own 
spec rather than being grafted onto HTML5. HTML5 is big enough as it is.

I recommend putting this forward as a proposal in the Web Apps group or 
the ES3.1/ES4 group. Presumably it would be relatively easy to define and 
so would not be a particularly difficult spec to edit should someone want 
to volunteer to do so.

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