SNOBOL4JSON(3) | CSNOBOL4B 2.2 | December 5, 2020

NAME

JSON Encoding and Decoding

SYNOPSYS

-INCLUDE 'json.sno'
      string = JSON_ENCODE(data)
      data = JSON_DECODE(string)

DESCRIPTION

JSON_ENCODE(data) accepts a subset of SNOBOL4 data types:

JSON_DECODE(json_string) accepts a proper subset of JSON with the following limits and omissions:

NOTE!!! JSON is defined to use UTF-8 encoding, but this is not enforced by this library. To exchange binary data with other software which may enforce use of only UTF-8 sequences, the binary strings should be encoded (eg with base64) to ASCII sequences.

COMPATIBILITY

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8259

SEE ALSO

snobol4(1), snobol4base64(3)

AUTHORS

Philip L. Budne