[whatwg] asynchronous JSON.parse

Rick Waldron waldron.rick at gmail.com
Thu Mar 7 09:05:29 PST 2013

On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 10:42 AM, Glenn Maynard <glenn at zewt.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 9:29 AM, Rick Waldron <waldron.rick at gmail.com>wrote:
>> The JSON object and its API are part of the ECMAScript language
>> specification which is standardized by Ecma/TC39, not whatwg.
> He's talking about an async interface to it, not the core parser.  It's a
> higher level of abstraction than the core language, which doesn't know
> anything about eg. DOM Events and doesn't typically define asynchronous
> interfaces.  If an API like this was to be exposed (which I believe is
> unnecessary), it would belong here or webapps, not at the language level.

Yes, and as a member of ECMA/TC39 I felt that it was my responsibility
to clarify the specification ownership—but thanks for filling me in ;)


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> Glenn Maynard

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