User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/2009052808 Gentoo Firefox/3.0.10 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.1) Gecko/20090624 Firefox/3.5 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729) Code: JSON.parse("\"T\\wo\""); Results in a parse exception SyntaxError. This works perfectly fine in: * window.eval * GWT 1.6's JSON parsing * json.org's json2.js from date 1-17-2008 Fails in: * FF 3.5 * json.org's latest json2.js Is this as designed or a bug? If works as designed, does this mean GWT's JSON parsing and the older json.org json2.js is/was bugged? Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. JSON.parse("\"T\\wo\""); Actual Results: SyntaxError: JSON.parse Expected Results: Two
I updated the test page with the eval snippet from the RFC http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4627.txt?number=4627 It also works correctly. Giving the output of: Two
This is by design according to Douglas Crockford here: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/json/message/1286 Marking this bug as INVALID.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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