[whatwg] Requesting JSON.toXML

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 14:23:49 PDT 2011

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.


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