1062Re: [json] Re: JSON syntax grammar is missing 'undefined' literal value
- May 27, 2008
On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 10:19 AM, Greg Patnude <gpatnude@...> wrote:
> Most modern programming languages HAVE defined "undefined" --
> Undefined is NOT 0 and NOT 1, and NOT 'null' AND NOT 'not null', and
> NOT true and NOT false... Bottom line: undefined is actually defined
> as something that is NOT DEFINED...
I don't think it's true for most (modern) programming languages;
although it may be true for most _scripting_ languages. This is
different from, say, null, which has a counterpart in about any
language including c and c++ (unlike someone claimed earlier).
> Notation" -- so -- on the technical definition -- JSON is in fact a
Not really: you can not derive semantics from etymology. Names are
just names and like you mention, they can lead to intuitive yet
To understand goals, one could consult the author... and Doug has
already pointed out his view on the matter.
Additionally reading the JSON RFC, http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4627.txt
one can find:
language-independent data interchange format"
My understanding is that just JS syntax was used. In a funny way makes
Apologies for prolonging this flogging of a dead horse,
-+ Tatu +-
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