JSON parser grammar

Allen Wirfs-Brock Allen.Wirfs-Brock at microsoft.com
Wed Jun 3 16:40:01 PDT 2009

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Waldemar Horwat [mailto:waldemar at google.com]
>OK, so we need not discuss any new numeric types any further in
>committee because it would be impossible to round-trip them through
>JSON.  Do we have agreement on that?

I think that's reality.  Languages with multiple numeric types already have to deal with encoding to/from standard JSON format. My understanding is the goal of JSON is simple data interchange rather than supporting the union of all data types available in all languages now or in the future.

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