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1543Re: [json] Sanity Check - New to JSON

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  • John Cowan
    Jun 26 10:26 AM
      jonathan wallace scripsit:

      > Think of it like C++, that should help you figure out when to use
      > an object and when to use an array. Basically, an array is a set of
      > items that are the same object type.

      That's overly restrictive for JSON, whose aggregates are modeled on
      JavaScript. An array can be seen either as a sequence of data items
      (same type or different types, it makes no difference) or as an object
      (key-value mapping) where the keys are integers from 0 to n - 1.

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