JSON Duplicate Keys

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Thu Jun 6 08:55:56 PDT 2013

Everyone, please keep in mind that JSON does not and never has claimed to
be the best or last data format. No doubt many better ones have been and
will be created, some as variants of JSON, some not. If you'd like to
create a "fixed JSON" or "enhanced JSON" or whatever, feel free -- whether
it treats comments, duplicated keys, or \u2028 differently or whatever. But
please don't confuse any of these variants with JSON itself. As a data
format, JSON's greatest value is its stability, and the inability for
anyone, including us, to version it.

On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 8:45 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at annevk.nl> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 4:29 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com>
> wrote:
> > No it's not JavaScript!  It a file format for storing and interchanging
> > data. Preserving existing data is a key requirement.
> Nevertheless, enhancing it with sensible comment syntax would be
> great. But as you said, there's a different list for that.
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