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Re: JSON Test suite status

From: Andrew Janke
Subject: Re: JSON Test suite status
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 02:04:01 -0400
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On 6/23/20 2:02 AM, Andreas Weber wrote:
> Am 23.06.20 um 07:43 schrieb Andrew Janke:
>> On 6/23/20 1:25 AM, Andreas Weber wrote:
>>> Am 22.06.20 um 19:47 schrieb Abdallah Elshamy:
>>>> Thanks for providing feedback. This script is intended to run on MATLAB
>>>> to test compatibility so producing the same output in it is a core goal
>>>> of it.
>>> Just to be clear: You want to create byte-identical JSON output which
>>> possibly means patching/modifying rapidjson?
>> "Patching/modifying rapidjson" sounds a little extreme here: the compact
>> "minified" form that Matlab's jsonencode produces is probably achievable
>> without such extreme measures. It's just all whitespace elided. (Whether
>> this can be practically achieved without violating the Matlab license is
>> another question.)
> Yes, you are right. I should have written: "modifying rapidjsons output
> to byte-match MATLABs JSON output".
> Btw, does the other software product has a "pretty" output like rapidjson?
> -- Andy 

No. To the other product's users' consternation, it does not. So its
output is not suitable for things like human-editable config files and
the like.

I would certainly encourage this product's developers to include
pretty-printing as an extension, since it's a nice thing to have IMHO.


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