Property Iteration in JSON serialization

Mike Shaver mike.shaver at
Wed Oct 14 18:29:53 PDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 7:24 PM, Waldemar Horwat <waldemar at> wrote:
> No.  As I wrote, there is no de-facto implementation order because the
> implementations do not agree on the order in general, and what you call
> "fringes" such as numbers do matter.  Trying to force, say, insertion order
> would likely break compatibility.

IIRC, Firefox before FF3 used insertion order for arrays as well as
objects, and changed to index order for arrays in FF3.  I don't recall
any compat problems on either side of the transition with respect to
array iteration order.


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