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Re: [json] json object from cookie

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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 1 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 2 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 3 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 4 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 5 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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              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));
                > > > > > > > >}
                > > > > > > > >
                > > > > > > > >
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