[whatwg] Native JSON parsing API

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Sun Jun 15 23:36:42 PDT 2008

Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Jun 14, 2008, at 11:08, Adam Barth wrote:
>> For example, Firefox 3 implements a native JSON
>> parser <http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/nsIJSON>, but only for
>> privileged JavaScript.  The JSON format itself is already specified.
> The de jure spec for JSON, RFC 4627, doesn't specify error handling on 
> the level one would expect from a WHATWG spec. Instead, the RFC says: "A 
> JSON parser MAY accept non-JSON forms or extensions."
> http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4627.txt
> The JSON parsers I've used in non-browser contexts have been Draconian 
> and incompatible with existing content such as output from del.icio.us, 
> which can contain escaped single quotes, which isn't allowed in proper 

Did you send a bug report to del.icio.us?

BR, Julian

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