1060Re: [json] Re: JSON syntax grammar is missing 'undefined' literal value
- May 27, 2008Hi Greg,
GP> Notation" -- so -- on the technical definition -- JSON is in fact a
I've never interpreted it that way. I always took the JS part to mean
context (and a nice acronym :). From what I've read, JSON is meant to
be language independent. If they change the JS/ECMA standard to
something that doesn't support that goal, JSON won't work well with
On undefined, I don't think JSON needs it, even if some languages have
it. In my language of choice, as with some others, dealing with
undefined can make for more work, and not much more value (IMO). If
it's undefined, why is it there? Not to say it's never useful, but it
doesn't seem crucial in an object notation like JSON.
Ironically, it would probably be easier for me to add undefined/unset
support to the JSON module for REBOL (my language of choice) than it
is to support strings as keys in objects (which it can't, really).
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