[erlang-questions] erlang parser for javascript literals

dmitry kolesnikov <>
Mon Oct 8 12:41:41 CEST 2012


Hello Joe,

Object members without quotes is against JSON RFC. If you skip quotes
then this is not JSON any more.

I am using jsx parser, one of the best.
https://github.com/talentdeficit/jsx

Best Regards,
Dmitry >-|-|-*>


On 8.10.2012, at 13.07, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:

> Does anybody have an Erlang parser for Javascript literals?
>
> I have some JSON terms - I have to write them like this:
>
> {"id"     : 123,
> "author" : "",
> "title"  : "Some title",
> "type"   : "html",
> "vsns":[{"vsn":1,
>      "time":"201200908113012",
>      "content":"<h1>This is html</h1>\n<pre>a\nb</pre>"}]
> }
>
> But I'd prefer to write them with far fewer quotes and with embedded
> line feeds like this:
>
> {id     : 123,
> author : "",
> title  : "Some title",
> type   : html,
> vsns:[{vsn:1,
>      time:"201200908113012",
>      content:"<h1>This is html</h1>
> <pre>a
> b
> </pre>"}]
> }
>
> Or do any of the erlang JSON parsers handle non quoted names in object literals?
>
>
> /Joe
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