[whatwg] Native JSON parsing API

Douglas Crockford douglas at crockford.com
Thu Jul 10 05:46:40 PDT 2008

This is in ES3.1, which I hope will publish this year. Implementors are of 
course free to add it now.

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Jun 2008, Adam Barth wrote:
>> 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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