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  • Mark Ireland
    I think in terms of associative arrays, so maybe your cookie needs a key? ... _________________________________________________________________ Advertisement:
    Message 1 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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    • mark
      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]
      Message 2 of 13 , Jan 17, 2007
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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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        > > > > > > > >
        > > > > > > >
        > > > > > > > __________________________________________________________
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        > > > > >
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