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  • Douglas Crockford
    ... It is considerably simpler. It is described at http://www.JSON.org ... JavaScript Object Notation.
    Message 1 of 7 , Jul 20, 2005
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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 2 of 7 , Jul 20, 2005
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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).
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        > 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



        Nic Ferrier
        http://www.tapsellferrier.co.uk
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