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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-11-17 16:57:11

Robert Ramey wrote:

> Implementing JSON for boost serialization wouldn't be very hard. I'm
> surprised that in 15? years no one has done it.

Your second sentence should make you at least question the first one.

The problem is as I already outlined; if you want to support field
reordering, you need a JSON library like the one proposed, because you have
to parse the entire JSON into a `value` and then deserialize from the

If you don't support field reordering, the format would basically only
interoperate with itself, which defeats the purpose of using JSON. You might
as well just use the text archive.

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