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[whatwg] Requesting JSON.toXML

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 14:23:49 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCrororefY1ZRPMTDKdKYYUSccCy6C-FGMDCKyEW2SwUg@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 2:19 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck at jumis.com> wrote:
> Now that DOM4 includes DOMString as an argument type for Node methods, I'd like to have a clear and easy path to serialize a JSON object into an XML DOMString.
>
> It's not a trivial task. Any takers?
>
> Example:
>
> JSON.toXML({div:'Hello world'});

I'm curious why you would want such a thing.  You can store DOM trees
as strings and revive them when used.  You can transmit DOM across XHR
either as a string or, soon, directly as a document.

I don't see a reason to store DOM into an alternative JSON structure.

~TJ
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