[eeps] JSON

Loïc Hoguin <>
Thu Jun 30 23:51:48 CEST 2011

On 06/30/2011 11:39 PM, Robert Virding wrote:
> At the Erlang Factory in London after the EEPs run-through we had a
> small very informal discussion. As a result of that and after a
> discussion on erlang-questions I think it is very important that we
> decide something about eep-18 and JSON. I think we should propose a
> standard representation and write an OTP module which implements
> encoding/decoding this. The first version doesn't have to be that
> fast, mochijson2 which is being used apparently isn't fast, and it can
> be improved later both with better erlang and NIFs. The important
> thing is that it is *there* and that it is a good representation,
> otherwise we might end up with something bad just because that is all
> there is.

jsx is already very good. It implements the EEP and is faster and more
convenient to use than mochijson2 IMHO.

See https://github.com/talentdeficit/jsx

Loïc Hoguin

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