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  • Mark Ireland
    Can we see the string? ... _________________________________________________________________ Advertisement: It s simple! Sell your car for just $20 at
    Message 1 of 13 , Jan 16, 2007
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      Can we see the string?


      >From: mark <rkmr.em@...>
      >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com
      >To: json@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [json] json object from cookie
      >Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 21:37:34 -0800
      >
      >i did :
      >alert(typeof(json_text_string))
      >
      >
      >i got string as the type.
      >and after i did an eval again i did this again for which i got the type as
      >"object".
      >mark
      >On 1/15/07, Mark Ireland <markincuba@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > What test do you do to show that your string is not a JSON object?
      > >
      > > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
      > > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > >To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > >Subject: [json] json object from cookie
      > > >Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 17:00:31 -0800
      > > >
      > > >I am trying to get JSON object from a JSON string in a cookie. When I
      > > >convert the string read from cookie, i still get a string and not a
      >JSON
      > > >object. So i did an eval on the string again and I get the JSON object
      > > >fine.
      > > >is this the right way to do this?
      > > >what am i doing wrong?
      > > >
      > > >thanks
      > > >mark
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >here is what i do:
      > > >var json_text=getcookie('sub_options');
      > > >var json_text_string = eval('(' + json_text + ')');
      > > >var options_list= eval('(' + json_text_string + ')');
      > > >
      > > >//to get cookie
      > > >function getcookie(cookiename) {
      > > >var cookiestring=""+document.cookie;
      > > >var index1=cookiestring.indexOf(cookiename);
      > > >if (index1==-1 || cookiename=="") return "";
      > > >var index2=cookiestring.indexOf(';',index1);
      > > >if (index2==-1) index2=cookiestring.length;
      > > >return unescape(cookiestring.substring
      > > (index1+cookiename.length+1,index2));
      > > >}
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > > >
      > >
      > > __________________________________________________________
      > > Advertisement: Meet Sexy Singles Today @ Lavalife - Click here
      > >
      > >
      >http://a.ninemsn.com.au/b.aspx?URL=http%3A%2F%2Flavalife9%2Eninemsn%2Ecom%2Eau%2Fclickthru%2Fclickthru%2Eact%3Fid%3Dninemsn%26context%3Dan99%26locale%3Den%5FAU%26a%3D23769&_t=754951090&_r=endtext_lavalife_dec_meet&_m=EXT
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
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      >

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    • mark
      it is a basically a list with 3 elements. first is an empty string. the next two are list with each 2 elements. this is what i got from mozilla firefox 2.0
      Message 2 of 13 , Jan 16, 2007
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        it is a basically a list with 3 elements. first is an empty string. the next
        two are list with each 2 elements.
        this is what i got from mozilla firefox 2.0 show cookies option in
        prefernces:

        "[\"\", [\"baby-boy|baby-boy_v\", \"baby-girl|baby-girl_v\"],
        [\"lion|lion_v\", \"tiger|tiger_v\"]]"

        this is the cookie i set in python backend
        >>> import cjson
        >>> cjson.encode(["",['baby-boy|baby-boy_v',
        'baby-girl|baby-girl_v'],['lion|lion_v', 'tiger|tiger_v']])
        '["", ["baby-boy|baby-boy_v", "baby-girl|baby-girl_v"], ["lion|lion_v",
        "tiger|tiger_v"]]'
        >>>


        thanks
        mark


        On 1/16/07, Mark Ireland <markincuba@...> wrote:
        >
        >
        > Can we see the string?
        >
        > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
        > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
        > >To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
        > >Subject: Re: [json] json object from cookie
        > >Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 21:37:34 -0800
        > >
        > >i did :
        > >alert(typeof(json_text_string))
        > >
        > >
        > >i got string as the type.
        > >and after i did an eval again i did this again for which i got the type
        > as
        > >"object".
        > >mark
        > >On 1/15/07, Mark Ireland <markincuba@...<markincuba%40hotmail.com>>
        > wrote:
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > What test do you do to show that your string is not a JSON object?
        > > >
        > > > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com> <
        > rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
        > > > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
        > > > >To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
        > > > >Subject: [json] json object from cookie
        > > > >Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 17:00:31 -0800
        > > > >
        > > > >I am trying to get JSON object from a JSON string in a cookie. When I
        > > > >convert the string read from cookie, i still get a string and not a
        > >JSON
        > > > >object. So i did an eval on the string again and I get the JSON
        > object
        > > > >fine.
        > > > >is this the right way to do this?
        > > > >what am i doing wrong?
        > > > >
        > > > >thanks
        > > > >mark
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > >here is what i do:
        > > > >var json_text=getcookie('sub_options');
        > > > >var json_text_string = eval('(' + json_text + ')');
        > > > >var options_list= eval('(' + json_text_string + ')');
        > > > >
        > > > >//to get cookie
        > > > >function getcookie(cookiename) {
        > > > >var cookiestring=""+document.cookie;
        > > > >var index1=cookiestring.indexOf(cookiename);
        > > > >if (index1==-1 || cookiename=="") return "";
        > > > >var index2=cookiestring.indexOf(';',index1);
        > > > >if (index2==-1) index2=cookiestring.length;
        > > > >return unescape(cookiestring.substring
        > > > (index1+cookiename.length+1,index2));
        > > > >}
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        > > > >
        > > >
        > > > __________________________________________________________
        > > > Advertisement: Meet Sexy Singles Today @ Lavalife - Click here
        > > >
        > > >
        > >
        > http://a.ninemsn.com.au/b.aspx?URL=http%3A%2F%2Flavalife9%2Eninemsn%2Ecom%2Eau%2Fclickthru%2Fclickthru%2Eact%3Fid%3Dninemsn%26context%3Dan99%26locale%3Den%5FAU%26a%3D23769&_t=754951090&_r=endtext_lavalife_dec_meet&_m=EXT
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > >
        > >
        > >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        > >
        >
        > __________________________________________________________
        > Advertisement: It's simple! Sell your car for just $20 at carsales.com.au
        >
        > http://a.ninemsn.com.au/b.aspx?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fsecure%2Dau%2Eimrworldwide%2Ecom%2Fcgi%2Dbin%2Fa%2Fci%5F450304%2Fet%5F2%2Fcg%5F801577%2Fpi%5F1005244%2Fai%5F838588&_t=757768878&_r=endtext_simple&_m=EXT
        >
        >
        >


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      • mark
        ... I can not see an example. There is just a javascript validator? mark [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        Message 3 of 13 , Jan 16, 2007
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          On 1/16/07, Douglas Crockford <douglas@...> wrote:
          >
          > > I am trying to get JSON object from a JSON string in a cookie. When I
          > > convert the string read from cookie, i still get a string and not a
          > JSON
          > > object. So i did an eval on the string again and I get the JSON
          > object fine.
          > > is this the right way to do this?
          >
          > An example of the use of JSON cookies can be found at
          > http://www.JSLint.com/index.html
          >











          I can not see an example. There is just a javascript validator?
          mark


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        • Mark Ireland
          Could it be that the typeof() function just isnt that clever? { means - could be an object? anything else ie [ that is definitely not an array - could be a
          Message 4 of 13 , Jan 16, 2007
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            Could it be that the typeof() function just isnt that clever?

            '{' means - could be an object?

            anything else ie '[' that is definitely not an array - could be a string?


            >From: mark <rkmr.em@...>
            >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com
            >To: json@yahoogroups.com
            >Subject: Re: [json] json object from cookie
            >Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 17:18:28 -0800
            >
            >it is a basically a list with 3 elements. first is an empty string. the
            >next
            >two are list with each 2 elements.
            >this is what i got from mozilla firefox 2.0 show cookies option in
            >prefernces:
            >
            >"[\"\", [\"baby-boy|baby-boy_v\", \"baby-girl|baby-girl_v\"],
            >[\"lion|lion_v\", \"tiger|tiger_v\"]]"
            >
            >this is the cookie i set in python backend
            > >>> import cjson
            > >>> cjson.encode(["",['baby-boy|baby-boy_v',
            >'baby-girl|baby-girl_v'],['lion|lion_v', 'tiger|tiger_v']])
            >'["", ["baby-boy|baby-boy_v", "baby-girl|baby-girl_v"], ["lion|lion_v",
            >"tiger|tiger_v"]]'
            > >>>
            >
            >
            >thanks
            >mark
            >
            >
            >On 1/16/07, Mark Ireland <markincuba@...> wrote:
            > >
            > >
            > > Can we see the string?
            > >
            > > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
            > > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
            > > >To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
            > > >Subject: Re: [json] json object from cookie
            > > >Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 21:37:34 -0800
            > > >
            > > >i did :
            > > >alert(typeof(json_text_string))
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >i got string as the type.
            > > >and after i did an eval again i did this again for which i got the type
            > > as
            > > >"object".
            > > >mark
            > > >On 1/15/07, Mark Ireland
            ><markincuba@...<markincuba%40hotmail.com>>
            > > wrote:
            > > > >
            > > > >
            > > > > What test do you do to show that your string is not a JSON object?
            > > > >
            > > > > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com> <
            > > rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
            > > > > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com
            ><json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
            > > > > >To: json@yahoogroups.com
            ><json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
            > > > > >Subject: [json] json object from cookie
            > > > > >Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 17:00:31 -0800
            > > > > >
            > > > > >I am trying to get JSON object from a JSON string in a cookie. When
            >I
            > > > > >convert the string read from cookie, i still get a string and not a
            > > >JSON
            > > > > >object. So i did an eval on the string again and I get the JSON
            > > object
            > > > > >fine.
            > > > > >is this the right way to do this?
            > > > > >what am i doing wrong?
            > > > > >
            > > > > >thanks
            > > > > >mark
            > > > > >
            > > > > >
            > > > > >here is what i do:
            > > > > >var json_text=getcookie('sub_options');
            > > > > >var json_text_string = eval('(' + json_text + ')');
            > > > > >var options_list= eval('(' + json_text_string + ')');
            > > > > >
            > > > > >//to get cookie
            > > > > >function getcookie(cookiename) {
            > > > > >var cookiestring=""+document.cookie;
            > > > > >var index1=cookiestring.indexOf(cookiename);
            > > > > >if (index1==-1 || cookiename=="") return "";
            > > > > >var index2=cookiestring.indexOf(';',index1);
            > > > > >if (index2==-1) index2=cookiestring.length;
            > > > > >return unescape(cookiestring.substring
            > > > > (index1+cookiename.length+1,index2));
            > > > > >}
            > > > > >
            > > > > >
            > > > > >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
            > > > > >
            > > > >
            > > > > __________________________________________________________
            > > > > Advertisement: Meet Sexy Singles Today @ Lavalife - Click here
            > > > >
            > > > >
            > > >
            > >
            >http://a.ninemsn.com.au/b.aspx?URL=http%3A%2F%2Flavalife9%2Eninemsn%2Ecom%2Eau%2Fclickthru%2Fclickthru%2Eact%3Fid%3Dninemsn%26context%3Dan99%26locale%3Den%5FAU%26a%3D23769&_t=754951090&_r=endtext_lavalife_dec_meet&_m=EXT
            > > > >
            > > > >
            > > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
            > > >
            > >
            > > __________________________________________________________
            > > Advertisement: It's simple! Sell your car for just $20 at
            >carsales.com.au
            > >
            > >
            >http://a.ninemsn.com.au/b.aspx?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fsecure%2Dau%2Eimrworldwide%2Ecom%2Fcgi%2Dbin%2Fa%2Fci%5F450304%2Fet%5F2%2Fcg%5F801577%2Fpi%5F1005244%2Fai%5F838588&_t=757768878&_r=endtext_simple&_m=EXT
            > >
            > >
            > >
            >
            >
            >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
            >

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          • mark
            It definitely is a string, cos, when I try to access the list element [0], i just a character. mark ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
            Message 5 of 13 , Jan 16, 2007
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              It definitely is a string, cos, when I try to access the list element [0], i
              just a character.
              mark
              On 1/16/07, Mark Ireland <markincuba@...> wrote:
              >
              >
              > Could it be that the typeof() function just isnt that clever?
              >
              > '{' means - could be an object?
              >
              > anything else ie '[' that is definitely not an array - could be a string?
              >
              > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
              > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
              > >To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
              > >Subject: Re: [json] json object from cookie
              > >Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 17:18:28 -0800
              > >
              > >it is a basically a list with 3 elements. first is an empty string. the
              > >next
              > >two are list with each 2 elements.
              > >this is what i got from mozilla firefox 2.0 show cookies option in
              > >prefernces:
              > >
              > >"[\"\", [\"baby-boy|baby-boy_v\", \"baby-girl|baby-girl_v\"],
              > >[\"lion|lion_v\", \"tiger|tiger_v\"]]"
              > >
              > >this is the cookie i set in python backend
              > > >>> import cjson
              > > >>> cjson.encode(["",['baby-boy|baby-boy_v',
              > >'baby-girl|baby-girl_v'],['lion|lion_v', 'tiger|tiger_v']])
              > >'["", ["baby-boy|baby-boy_v", "baby-girl|baby-girl_v"], ["lion|lion_v",
              > >"tiger|tiger_v"]]'
              > > >>>
              > >
              > >
              > >thanks
              > >mark
              > >
              > >
              > >On 1/16/07, Mark Ireland <markincuba@...<markincuba%40hotmail.com>>
              > wrote:
              > > >
              > > >
              > > > Can we see the string?
              > > >
              > > > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com> <
              > rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
              > > > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
              > > > >To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
              > > > >Subject: Re: [json] json object from cookie
              > > > >Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 21:37:34 -0800
              > > > >
              > > > >i did :
              > > > >alert(typeof(json_text_string))
              > > > >
              > > > >
              > > > >i got string as the type.
              > > > >and after i did an eval again i did this again for which i got the
              > type
              > > > as
              > > > >"object".
              > > > >mark
              > > > >On 1/15/07, Mark Ireland
              > ><markincuba@... <markincuba%40hotmail.com>
              > <markincuba%40hotmail.com>>
              > > > wrote:
              > > > > >
              > > > > >
              > > > > > What test do you do to show that your string is not a JSON object?
              > > > > >
              > > > > > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com> <
              > rkmr.em%40gmail.com> <
              > > > rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
              > > > > > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
              > ><json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
              > > > > > >To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
              > ><json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
              >
              > > > > > >Subject: [json] json object from cookie
              > > > > > >Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 17:00:31 -0800
              > > > > > >
              > > > > > >I am trying to get JSON object from a JSON string in a cookie.
              > When
              > >I
              > > > > > >convert the string read from cookie, i still get a string and not
              > a
              > > > >JSON
              > > > > > >object. So i did an eval on the string again and I get the JSON
              > > > object
              > > > > > >fine.
              > > > > > >is this the right way to do this?
              > > > > > >what am i doing wrong?
              > > > > > >
              > > > > > >thanks
              > > > > > >mark
              > > > > > >
              > > > > > >
              > > > > > >here is what i do:
              > > > > > >var json_text=getcookie('sub_options');
              > > > > > >var json_text_string = eval('(' + json_text + ')');
              > > > > > >var options_list= eval('(' + json_text_string + ')');
              > > > > > >
              > > > > > >//to get cookie
              > > > > > >function getcookie(cookiename) {
              > > > > > >var cookiestring=""+document.cookie;
              > > > > > >var index1=cookiestring.indexOf(cookiename);
              > > > > > >if (index1==-1 || cookiename=="") return "";
              > > > > > >var index2=cookiestring.indexOf(';',index1);
              > > > > > >if (index2==-1) index2=cookiestring.length;
              > > > > > >return unescape(cookiestring.substring
              > > > > > (index1+cookiename.length+1,index2));
              > > > > > >}
              > > > > > >
              > > > > > >
              > > > > > >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
              > > > > > >
              > > > > >
              > > > > > __________________________________________________________
              > > > > > Advertisement: Meet Sexy Singles Today @ Lavalife - Click here
              > > > > >
              > > > > >
              > > > >
              > > >
              > >
              > http://a.ninemsn.com.au/b.aspx?URL=http%3A%2F%2Flavalife9%2Eninemsn%2Ecom%2Eau%2Fclickthru%2Fclickthru%2Eact%3Fid%3Dninemsn%26context%3Dan99%26locale%3Den%5FAU%26a%3D23769&_t=754951090&_r=endtext_lavalife_dec_meet&_m=EXT
              > > > > >
              > > > > >
              > > > > >
              > > > >
              > > > >
              > > > >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
              > > > >
              > > >
              > > > __________________________________________________________
              > > > Advertisement: It's simple! Sell your car for just $20 at
              > >carsales.com.au
              > > >
              > > >
              > >
              > http://a.ninemsn.com.au/b.aspx?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fsecure%2Dau%2Eimrworldwide%2Ecom%2Fcgi%2Dbin%2Fa%2Fci%5F450304%2Fet%5F2%2Fcg%5F801577%2Fpi%5F1005244%2Fai%5F838588&_t=757768878&_r=endtext_simple&_m=EXT
              > > >
              > > >
              > > >
              > >
              > >
              > >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
              > >
              >
              > __________________________________________________________
              > Advertisement: Meet Sexy Singles Today @ Lavalife - Click here
              >
              > http://a.ninemsn.com.au/b.aspx?URL=http%3A%2F%2Flavalife9%2Eninemsn%2Ecom%2Eau%2Fclickthru%2Fclickthru%2Eact%3Fid%3Dninemsn%26context%3Dan99%26locale%3Den%5FAU%26a%3D23769&_t=754951090&_r=endtext_lavalife_dec_meet&_m=EXT
              >
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            • Mark Ireland
              I think in terms of associative arrays, so maybe your cookie needs a key? ... _________________________________________________________________ Advertisement:
              Message 6 of 13 , Jan 17, 2007
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                I think in terms of associative arrays, so maybe your cookie needs a key?

                >From: mark <rkmr.em@...>
                >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com
                >To: json@yahoogroups.com
                >Subject: Re: [json] json object from cookie
                >Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 21:36:54 -0800
                >
                >It definitely is a string, cos, when I try to access the list element [0],
                >i
                >just a character.
                >mark
                >On 1/16/07, Mark Ireland <markincuba@...> wrote:
                > >
                > >
                > > Could it be that the typeof() function just isnt that clever?
                > >
                > > '{' means - could be an object?
                > >
                > > anything else ie '[' that is definitely not an array - could be a
                >string?
                > >
                > > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
                > > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
                > > >To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
                > > >Subject: Re: [json] json object from cookie
                > > >Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 17:18:28 -0800
                > > >
                > > >it is a basically a list with 3 elements. first is an empty string. the
                > > >next
                > > >two are list with each 2 elements.
                > > >this is what i got from mozilla firefox 2.0 show cookies option in
                > > >prefernces:
                > > >
                > > >"[\"\", [\"baby-boy|baby-boy_v\", \"baby-girl|baby-girl_v\"],
                > > >[\"lion|lion_v\", \"tiger|tiger_v\"]]"
                > > >
                > > >this is the cookie i set in python backend
                > > > >>> import cjson
                > > > >>> cjson.encode(["",['baby-boy|baby-boy_v',
                > > >'baby-girl|baby-girl_v'],['lion|lion_v', 'tiger|tiger_v']])
                > > >'["", ["baby-boy|baby-boy_v", "baby-girl|baby-girl_v"], ["lion|lion_v",
                > > >"tiger|tiger_v"]]'
                > > > >>>
                > > >
                > > >
                > > >thanks
                > > >mark
                > > >
                > > >
                > > >On 1/16/07, Mark Ireland
                ><markincuba@...<markincuba%40hotmail.com>>
                > > wrote:
                > > > >
                > > > >
                > > > > Can we see the string?
                > > > >
                > > > > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com> <
                > > rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
                > > > > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com
                ><json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
                > > > > >To: json@yahoogroups.com
                ><json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
                > > > > >Subject: Re: [json] json object from cookie
                > > > > >Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 21:37:34 -0800
                > > > > >
                > > > > >i did :
                > > > > >alert(typeof(json_text_string))
                > > > > >
                > > > > >
                > > > > >i got string as the type.
                > > > > >and after i did an eval again i did this again for which i got the
                > > type
                > > > > as
                > > > > >"object".
                > > > > >mark
                > > > > >On 1/15/07, Mark Ireland
                > > ><markincuba@... <markincuba%40hotmail.com>
                > > <markincuba%40hotmail.com>>
                > > > > wrote:
                > > > > > >
                > > > > > >
                > > > > > > What test do you do to show that your string is not a JSON
                >object?
                > > > > > >
                > > > > > > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com> <
                > > rkmr.em%40gmail.com> <
                > > > > rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
                > > > > > > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
                > > ><json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
                > > > > > > >To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
                > > ><json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
                > >
                > > > > > > >Subject: [json] json object from cookie
                > > > > > > >Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 17:00:31 -0800
                > > > > > > >
                > > > > > > >I am trying to get JSON object from a JSON string in a cookie.
                > > When
                > > >I
                > > > > > > >convert the string read from cookie, i still get a string and
                >not
                > > a
                > > > > >JSON
                > > > > > > >object. So i did an eval on the string again and I get the JSON
                > > > > object
                > > > > > > >fine.
                > > > > > > >is this the right way to do this?
                > > > > > > >what am i doing wrong?
                > > > > > > >
                > > > > > > >thanks
                > > > > > > >mark
                > > > > > > >
                > > > > > > >
                > > > > > > >here is what i do:
                > > > > > > >var json_text=getcookie('sub_options');
                > > > > > > >var json_text_string = eval('(' + json_text + ')');
                > > > > > > >var options_list= eval('(' + json_text_string + ')');
                > > > > > > >
                > > > > > > >//to get cookie
                > > > > > > >function getcookie(cookiename) {
                > > > > > > >var cookiestring=""+document.cookie;
                > > > > > > >var index1=cookiestring.indexOf(cookiename);
                > > > > > > >if (index1==-1 || cookiename=="") return "";
                > > > > > > >var index2=cookiestring.indexOf(';',index1);
                > > > > > > >if (index2==-1) index2=cookiestring.length;
                > > > > > > >return unescape(cookiestring.substring
                > > > > > > (index1+cookiename.length+1,index2));
                > > > > > > >}
                > > > > > > >
                > > > > > > >
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                > > > > > > >
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                > > > >
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                > >
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                > > > > > >
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                > > > > > >
                > > > > >
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                > > > > __________________________________________________________
                > > > > Advertisement: It's simple! Sell your car for just $20 at
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                > > > >
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                > > >
                > >
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                > > > >
                > > > >
                > > > >
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                > > >
                > > >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
                > > >
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                > > Advertisement: Meet Sexy Singles Today @ Lavalife - Click here
                > >
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                what do you mean by that? i set it with a key and retrieve it with the same key. ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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                  what do you mean by that?
                  i set it with a key and retrieve it with the same key.


                  On 1/17/07, Mark Ireland <markincuba@...> wrote:
                  >
                  >
                  > I think in terms of associative arrays, so maybe your cookie needs a key?
                  >
                  > >From: mark <rkmr.em@...>
                  > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com
                  > >To: json@yahoogroups.com
                  > >Subject: Re: [json] json object from cookie
                  > >Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 21:36:54 -0800
                  > >
                  > >It definitely is a string, cos, when I try to access the list element
                  > [0],
                  > >i
                  > >just a character.
                  > >mark
                  > >On 1/16/07, Mark Ireland <markincuba@...> wrote:
                  > > >
                  > > >
                  > > > Could it be that the typeof() function just isnt that clever?
                  > > >
                  > > > '{' means - could be an object?
                  > > >
                  > > > anything else ie '[' that is definitely not an array - could be a
                  > >string?
                  > > >
                  > > > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
                  > > > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
                  > > > >To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
                  > > > >Subject: Re: [json] json object from cookie
                  > > > >Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 17:18:28 -0800
                  > > > >
                  > > > >it is a basically a list with 3 elements. first is an empty string.
                  > the
                  > > > >next
                  > > > >two are list with each 2 elements.
                  > > > >this is what i got from mozilla firefox 2.0 show cookies option in
                  > > > >prefernces:
                  > > > >
                  > > > >"[\"\", [\"baby-boy|baby-boy_v\", \"baby-girl|baby-girl_v\"],
                  > > > >[\"lion|lion_v\", \"tiger|tiger_v\"]]"
                  > > > >
                  > > > >this is the cookie i set in python backend
                  > > > > >>> import cjson
                  > > > > >>> cjson.encode(["",['baby-boy|baby-boy_v',
                  > > > >'baby-girl|baby-girl_v'],['lion|lion_v', 'tiger|tiger_v']])
                  > > > >'["", ["baby-boy|baby-boy_v", "baby-girl|baby-girl_v"],
                  > ["lion|lion_v",
                  > > > >"tiger|tiger_v"]]'
                  > > > > >>>
                  > > > >
                  > > > >
                  > > > >thanks
                  > > > >mark
                  > > > >
                  > > > >
                  > > > >On 1/16/07, Mark Ireland
                  > ><markincuba@...<markincuba%40hotmail.com>>
                  > > > wrote:
                  > > > > >
                  > > > > >
                  > > > > > Can we see the string?
                  > > > > >
                  > > > > > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com> <
                  > > > rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
                  > > > > > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com
                  > ><json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
                  > > > > > >To: json@yahoogroups.com
                  > ><json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
                  > > > > > >Subject: Re: [json] json object from cookie
                  > > > > > >Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 21:37:34 -0800
                  > > > > > >
                  > > > > > >i did :
                  > > > > > >alert(typeof(json_text_string))
                  > > > > > >
                  > > > > > >
                  > > > > > >i got string as the type.
                  > > > > > >and after i did an eval again i did this again for which i got
                  > the
                  > > > type
                  > > > > > as
                  > > > > > >"object".
                  > > > > > >mark
                  > > > > > >On 1/15/07, Mark Ireland
                  > > > ><markincuba@... <markincuba%40hotmail.com>
                  > > > <markincuba%40hotmail.com>>
                  > > > > > wrote:
                  > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > > What test do you do to show that your string is not a JSON
                  > >object?
                  > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > > >From: mark <rkmr.em@... <rkmr.em%40gmail.com> <
                  > > > rkmr.em%40gmail.com> <
                  > > > > > rkmr.em%40gmail.com>>
                  > > > > > > > >Reply-To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
                  > > > ><json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
                  > > > > > > > >To: json@yahoogroups.com <json%40yahoogroups.com>
                  > > > ><json%40yahoogroups.com><json%40yahoogroups.com>
                  > > >
                  > > > > > > > >Subject: [json] json object from cookie
                  > > > > > > > >Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 17:00:31 -0800
                  > > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > > >I am trying to get JSON object from a JSON string in a
                  > cookie.
                  > > > When
                  > > > >I
                  > > > > > > > >convert the string read from cookie, i still get a string and
                  > >not
                  > > > a
                  > > > > > >JSON
                  > > > > > > > >object. So i did an eval on the string again and I get the
                  > JSON
                  > > > > > object
                  > > > > > > > >fine.
                  > > > > > > > >is this the right way to do this?
                  > > > > > > > >what am i doing wrong?
                  > > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > > >thanks
                  > > > > > > > >mark
                  > > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > > >here is what i do:
                  > > > > > > > >var json_text=getcookie('sub_options');
                  > > > > > > > >var json_text_string = eval('(' + json_text + ')');
                  > > > > > > > >var options_list= eval('(' + json_text_string + ')');
                  > > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > > >//to get cookie
                  > > > > > > > >function getcookie(cookiename) {
                  > > > > > > > >var cookiestring=""+document.cookie;
                  > > > > > > > >var index1=cookiestring.indexOf(cookiename);
                  > > > > > > > >if (index1==-1 || cookiename=="") return "";
                  > > > > > > > >var index2=cookiestring.indexOf(';',index1);
                  > > > > > > > >if (index2==-1) index2=cookiestring.length;
                  > > > > > > > >return unescape(cookiestring.substring
                  > > > > > > > (index1+cookiename.length+1,index2));
                  > > > > > > > >}
                  > > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > > >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
                  > > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > > __________________________________________________________
                  > > > > > > > Advertisement: Meet Sexy Singles Today @ Lavalife - Click here
                  > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > > >
                  > > > > > >
                  > > > > >
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                  > > >
                  > >
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