Standardize serialization on JSON?

Lisa Seelye lisa at
Mon Apr 14 02:53:28 UTC 2008

<quote who="Ask Bjørn Hansen">
> Hi everyone,
> What's the performance of JSON serialization in $your_language?

Benchmarks for the JSON Ruby gem can be found at I

> I apologize if it's been discussed before, but how about standardizing
> on using JSON for serialization?   In Perl it's Really Fast (with JSON::XS)
> and I imagine that it gzip's well, too.
> It would make using complex data structures between languages as
> trivial as it can be...

I don't think it's memcached's place to care about what is stored in it.
Unless I've missed something; I haven't read the list in a while.


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