Pseudo-JSON with unquoted property names

Robert Sayre sayrer at
Fri Jun 5 19:23:18 PDT 2009

On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 10:22 PM, Robert Sayre<sayrer at> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 10:17 PM, John Cowan<cowan at> wrote:
>> Robert Sayre scripsit:
>>> >> This would even break Firefox 3's JSON functionality (used internally
>>> >> and available to extensions).
>>> >
>>> > Which functionality, the parser or the generator?
>>> The parser.
>> I'm not following you.  If parser A accepts an extension, how does that
>> break parser B?
> In the sense that they are both supposed to parse "JSON", and people
> are already confused about whether JSON includes object literals.

er, I meant unquoted object literal properties.


Robert Sayre

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