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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc] JSON?
From: Murilo Adriano Vasconcelos (muriloufg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-07 16:45:12


2011/4/5 Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]>

> On 4/5/2011 3:45 AM, Sebastian Redl wrote:
>> On 05.04.2011 07:11, Rene Rivera wrote:
> Property Tree is not capable of faithfully representing the data that
>>> can be stored in a JSON file.
> To be more precise, a ptree or wptree is not capable of doing this. A
>> basic_ptree instantiated with JSON-specific data and key types would be
>> (though it would then be a superset of what JSON can do).
> [...]
> But wouldn't it be nice to have a generic JSON parser with an iterator
> based interface than can pull from a JSON data source; with a utility
> translator that can fill an std::map(or hash_map) and std::vector with
> key/values and values of boost::any(or equivalent) kind; that then
> property_tree could use be much nicer :-) Especially since it then would be
> possible for Boost Serialization to also use the same parser.
I made a GSoC proposal for a JSON library.
More details can be viewed here:

Comments are welcome!


Murilo Adriano Vasconcelos

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