Sets plus JSON
brendan at mozilla.org
Thu Oct 4 17:16:09 PDT 2012
Nicholas C. Zakas wrote:
> I agree, I'm not sure there is a rational default for Map, but I think
> there is one for Set as an array (and it seems like most people agreed).
As with Set, I claim the default JSON for Map should be
[[key1, value1], ~~~ [keyN, valueN]]
with ~~~ as meta-ellipsis.
This is not a round-tripping seralization, any more than
[elt1, ~~~ eltN]
is for Set. It simply is the normal form expected by the Map
constructor. That wins.
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