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On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 05:58, Chris Babcock <> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 6:48 PM, Matthew Wild <> wrote:

> I know that Python gets a lot of attention in discussions about
> whether Lua is competitive in a web development environment, but the
> real long term competitor with Lua in this space comes from the
> embedded systems space as well - ECMAScript. Laying aside the
> supporting argument for that assertion in order to avoid high-jacking
> the thread, I think that having a fast Lua to JSON translator takes
> much away from one of the key attractions of ES5 in a web environment
> - "Plays nice with Ajax."

Note that Fleece is an one-way exporter.

You do not need any sophisticated library to generate JSON from Lua
code. (You need a parser to do this in reverse, of course.)