json

Author

Tony Garnock-Jones

Requirements

Description

This extension implements a parser and generator for the JSON data interchange format.

See also json-abnf and medea.

API

[procedure] (json-write OBJECT [PORT])

Writes the Scheme data object OBJECT in JSON format to PORT which defaults to the value of (current-output-port). Scheme data is mapped to JSON format in the following way:

Scheme JSON
Hash-table Structure
Vector Structure (assuming vector consists of (SYMBOL . DATA) pairs
List Array
Number Number
Void Null
String or symbol String
[procedure] (json-read [PORT])

Reads data in JSON format from PORT which defaults to the value of (current-input-port).

License

MIT

Copyright (c) 2004, 2005 Tony Garnock-Jones <tonyg@kcbbs.gen.nz>
Copyright (c) 2005 LShift Ltd. <query@lshift.net>

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Version history

1.5
.meta fixes
1.3
ported to CHICKEN 4
1.2
handling of unicode escapes [by Dan Muresan]
1.1
Bugfix to handle null
1.0
Initial release