> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:code4...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of > Kyle Banerjee > Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2010 11:51 AM > To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU > Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Indexing MARC(-JSON) with MongoDB? > > JSON maybe a great data exchange format, but it's not a markup > language like XML so doing things like preserving field order > or just getting a bird's eye view of content across multiple > fields or subfields becomes more complex.
Huh? JSON arrays preserve element order just like XML preserves element order. Combining JSON labeled arrays and objects provide you with the same mechanisms available in markup languages such as XML. Andy.