JSON parser grammar

Douglas Crockford douglas at crockford.com
Wed Jun 3 15:59:17 PDT 2009


Waldemar Horwat wrote:
> Here are my views on this.
> 
>> 2) Do we want to permit conforming implementations to extend the JSON 
>> grammar that they recognize?  This probably could be done by extending 
>> the syntax error extension allowance in section 16 to include the JSON 
>> grammar.  If we allow this then most of the observed variation for the 
>> current emerging implementation that we have been talking about would 
>> probably be acceptable extensions.

JSON is done. JSON will not be revised. Someday it might be replaced and
that replacement will have a different name and likely a different model.
Chapter 16 should not give a license to fiddle with the JSON grammar.


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