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10Re: [json] Re: json

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  • Nic Ferrier
    Jul 20, 2005
      "Roland H. Alden" <ralden@...> writes:

      >> microformats is layered on top of XML. JSON could replace the XML
      >> layer. JSON is used to represent values (string, numbers, booleans,
      >> null) in sequences (aka arrays) and collections of name/value pairs
      >> (aka objects).
      > How is it compared to ASN.1?

      It's quite a long way from ASN.1. ASN.1 is a data definition language
      (a schema language if you like).

      JSON is a data format.

      ASN.1 is like XML-Schema and JSON is like XML.

      > What's "JSON" stand for?

      Top search on google tells you:

      Introducing JSON
      JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight data-interchange
      format. ... These properties make JSON an ideal data-interchange
      language. ...
      www.json.org/ - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

      Nic Ferrier
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