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Re: Multiple instances of an attribute Re: Towards XM

  • From: Stephen Green <stephengreenubl@gmail.com>
  • To: David Lee <dlee@calldei.com>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2010 15:18:09 +0000

Re:  Multiple instances of an attribute Re: Towards XM
> The second is perhaps equivalent to  the XML
> <foo>
>  <value>bar</value>
>  <value>spam</value>
> </foo>

So if you can write


in XML, why not also allow

<foo value="bar" value="spam"/>

It is more succinct, which seems to be one of the JSON selling points.

> or even if you use XSD schema with the appropriate type
> <foo>bar spam</foo>

but this requires a schema, which is another of JSON's selling points:
It doesn't.

Stephen D Green

On 9 December 2010 15:12, David Lee <dlee@calldei.com> wrote:
> =============='
>> { "foo" : "bar" , "foo" : "spam" }
>> Is legal JSON ?
> But the array
> { "foo": ["bar", "spam"] }
> amounts to the same thing doesn't it?
> ----
> Stephen D Green
> ============================
> Not in my mind.  They end up as different internal objects.
> The first is an object with 2 named fields, the second is an object with one
> named field which is an array of 2 unnamed strings.
> Completely different data, both in syntax and in the internal JavaScript
> object form.
> You would access them differently.  They are not equivalent.
> The second is perhaps equivalent to  the XML
> <foo>
>  <value>bar</value>
>  <value>spam</value>
> </foo>
> or even if you use XSD schema with the appropriate type
> <foo>bar spam</foo>

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