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From Graham Leggett <>
Subject Re: json, rather sooner than later
Date Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:31:12 GMT
On 31 Mar 2017, at 2:51 PM, Stefan Eissing <> wrote:

> Hey, I'm currently evaluating some addition to httpd that needs to parse/serialize JSON.

> I know not everyone is a fan of that format, but some protocols do require it (I try
> spare us a discussion about "better" formats :-).
> Does anyone have ideas/preferences about bringing JSON into httpd (and eventually into
> the APR at some later point in time)? I have not found a good lib that is available 
> everywhere. Several have MIT license, but I think we cannot somehow bring those under
> the Apache umbrella, right?
> If anyone has a recommendation or more experience in this then me, I'd be glad for any
> guidance.

I would model this the same way we model XML - we have a compatibility layer in APR, and support
one (maybe more) json parsers.

Definite +1 to the concept, and given that YAML is now the new hipster cool, we might do that
at the same/similar time.


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