84The State of JSON
- Aug 17, 2005JSON is been pretty much as it was when first proposed in 2002, except
for two recent changes, both of which were motived by observation of
The first was support for numbers in E (or scientific) notion. A
number of people pointed out this omission.
The second was the realization that comments are not only not very
useful, but are likely to be misused.
I don't anticipate any further changes to JSON. The only additional
feature I can foresee would be support for cyclical structures. This
would not be possible in an ECMAScript subset, so the result would not
I think JSON is fine the way it is.
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