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  • Roland H. Alden
    ... How is it compared to ASN.1? What s JSON stand for?
    Message 1 of 7 , Jul 20 5:27 PM
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      > microformats is layered on top of XML. JSON could replace the XML
      > layer. JSON is used to represent values (string, numbers, booleans,
      > null) in sequences (aka arrays) and collections of name/value pairs
      > (aka objects).

      How is it compared to ASN.1?

      What's "JSON" stand for?
    • Douglas Crockford
      ... It is considerably simpler. It is described at http://www.JSON.org ... JavaScript Object Notation.
      Message 2 of 7 , Jul 20 5:59 PM
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        --- In json@yahoogroups.com, "Roland H. Alden" <ralden@r...> wrote:

        > How is it compared to ASN.1?

        It is considerably simpler. It is described at http://www.JSON.org

        > What's "JSON" stand for?

        JavaScript Object Notation.
      • Nic Ferrier
        ... It s quite a long way from ASN.1. ASN.1 is a data definition language (a schema language if you like). JSON is a data format. ASN.1 is like XML-Schema and
        Message 3 of 7 , Jul 20 6:24 PM
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          "Roland H. Alden" <ralden@...> writes:

          >> microformats is layered on top of XML. JSON could replace the XML
          >> layer. JSON is used to represent values (string, numbers, booleans,
          >> null) in sequences (aka arrays) and collections of name/value pairs
          >> (aka objects).
          >
          > How is it compared to ASN.1?

          It's quite a long way from ASN.1. ASN.1 is a data definition language
          (a schema language if you like).

          JSON is a data format.


          ASN.1 is like XML-Schema and JSON is like XML.


          > What's "JSON" stand for?

          Top search on google tells you:

          Introducing JSON
          JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight data-interchange
          format. ... These properties make JSON an ideal data-interchange
          language. ...
          www.json.org/ - 7k - Cached - Similar pages



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