JSON Duplicate Keys

gaz Heyes gazheyes at gmail.com
Thu Jun 6 08:21:26 PDT 2013

On 6 June 2013 16:13, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com> wrote:

> Some that should be pointed out is that one reason JSON needs to accept
> duplicate field names is that some people currently use them to add
>  comments to JSON datasets:
> {
>  "//": "This is a comment about my data",
>  "//":  "that takes more than one line",
>  "field1" : 1,
>  "field2" : 2
> }

That is totally stupid. IMO the JSON spec should support comments like //
and /**/ and also support single quotes for string values. It's JavaScript
for christ sake. It makes no sense to invent and support this crappy
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