No it just means that you can only nest your data to a depth of 512 on
the php server side.  Imagine navigating that!

On Dec 18, 7:26 pm, "jason maina" <jason.ma...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Is it to mean that it cant support a large 'recordset' ?
>
> On 12/18/08, Richard Quadling <rquadl...@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> > 2008/12/18 jason maina <jason.ma...@gmail.com>:
> >> Hi George,
>
> >> Thanks for the input.
> >> Well, the data is converted to json by php from a nested array after
> >> extracting the data from a database thus the reason why there's  flowerset
> >> and flowers.
>
> >> Im finally through with it, it looks kinda complicated in the nesting
> >> element but it somehow while retreiving the data it was easy remebering
> >> the
> >> various "layers".
>
> >> On the same breath will be looking into streamlining it and making it thin
> >> as you have outlined.
>
> >> Thanks
> >> Regards
> >> Jason
>
> >> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 4:42 PM, George <george.bea...@googlemail.com>
> >> wrote:
>
> >>> Hi Jason,
>
> >>> Forgive me if I've misunderstood the question, but hopefully this
> >>> might help.
>
> >>> As far as I know, you can infinitely nest your JSON data if that's
> >>> what you want to do.  I've noticed some fundamental problems with your
> >>> JSON you pasted in your post which may just be typos, but need to be
> >>> cleared up before your code will work.  Firstly the items in your
> >>> 'flowerset' are not enclosed in square brackets.  Secondly your names
> >>> (eg groupCode) do not need to be enclosed in quotations although this
> >>> won't break things.  Thirdly, in my opinion, you could break this down
> >>> and request a much smaller and less complex dataset from the server
> >>> (maybe just the group names first, then depending on what the user
> >>> clicked on get the flower names and so on)  Thus putting less load on
> >>> the server and reducing bandwidth.  Also, I'd say to have everything
> >>> nested under the name rsJson just adds another unnecessary dimension
> >>> of complication.
>
> >>> Think of JSON as just a long bunch of name value pairs [{name:value}]
> >>> separated by commas where a value can be a number, string or another
> >>> array.  If your value is another array, then it must be enclosed in
> >>> square brackets.  As such, there should never be a curly bracket
> >>> immediately after a colon ( [{name:{name:value, name:value},
> >>> name:value}] ) is wrong.  [{name:[{name:value, name:value}],
> >>> name:value}] is correct.
>
> >>> I've cleaned up a little bit of your data just to demonstrate the
> >>> correct syntax:
>
> >>> {rsJson:
> >>>  [
> >>>    {groupCode:"1",groupName:"Roses",flowerSet:[
> >>>      {flowers: [
> >>>        {flowerCode:"15",flowerName:"Roses"}
> >>>        ]}
> >>>      ]},
> >>>    {groupCode:"2",groupName:"Carnations",flowerSet:[
> >>>      {flowers:[
> >>>        {flowerCode:"16",flowerName:"Spray Carnations"},
> >>>        {flowerCode:"17",flowerName:"Standard Carnations"}
> >>>        ]}
> >>>      ]}
> >>>  ]}
>
> >>> To get to your data do something like this:
>
> >>> myDataSetVar[0].rsJson[0].groupCode   (would give you "1")
> >>> myDataSetVar[0].rsJson[1].flowerSet[0].flowers[1].flowerName  (would
> >>> give you "Standard Carnations")
>
> >>> Really hope that helps and I haven't confused things further.
>
> >>> All the best
>
> >>> George
>
> >>> On Dec 18, 9:04 am, "jason maina" <jason.ma...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> > Thanks Ryan guess was kind of tired had failed looking at some of the
> >>> > points
> >>> > rather was not getting the point. Finally I'm through this is the final
> >>> > product:
>
> >>> > {"rsJson":[{"groupCode":"1","groupName":"Roses","flowerSet":{"flowers":[{"flowerCode":"15","flowerName":"Roses"}]}},{"groupCode":"2","groupName":"Carnations","flowerSet":{"flowers":[{"flowerCode":"16","flowerName":"Spray
> >>> > Carnations"},{"flowerCode":"17","flowerName":"Standard
>
> >>> > Carnations"}]}},{"groupCode":"3","groupName":"Perennials","flowerSet":{"flowers":[{"flowerCode":"2","flowerName":"Aster"},{"flowerCode":"3","flowerName":"Alstromeria"},{"flowerCode":"10","flowerName":"Gysophila"},{"flowerCode":"12","flowerName":"Limonium
>
> >>> > Perezzi"}]}},{"groupCode":"4","groupName":"Annuals","flowerSet":{"flowers":[{"flowerCode":"1","flowerName":"Ammi
>
> >>> > Majus"},{"flowerCode":"4","flowerName":"Bupleurum"},{"flowerCode":"5","flowerName":"Carthamus"},{"flowerCode":"6","flowerName":"Chinese
>
> >>> > Aster"},{"flowerCode":"7","flowerName":"Chrysantemum"},{"flowerCode":"8","flowerName":"Delphinium"},{"flowerCode":"13","flowerName":"Lisianthus"},{"flowerCode":"14","flowerName":"Molucella"},{"flowerCode":"18","flowerName":"Statice"},{"flowerCode":"19","flowerName":"Stocks"}]}},{"groupCode":"5","groupName":"Bulbs","flowerSet":{"flowers":[{"flowerCode":"9","flowerName":"Freesia"},{"flowerCode":"11","flowerName":"Lilies"}]}}]}
>
> >>> > kind regards
> >>> > Jason
>
> >>> > On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 8:04 PM, jason maina <jason.ma...@gmail.com>
> >>> > wrote:
> >>> > > What im wondering out of the reply is I cant have a nested JSON
> >>> > > object
> >>> > > with
> >>> > > the following layout?
>
> >>> > > groupID, groupName, groupItems(array of items)
>
> >>> > > similar example:
>
> >>> > > >http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/spry/samples/data_region/JSONDataS...
>
> >>> > > Regards,
> >>> > > Jason
>
> >>> > > On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 7:02 PM, Ryan Gahl <ryan.g...@gmail.com>
> >>> > > wrote:
>
> >>> > >> typo... "...with NO properties"
>
> >>> > >> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 10:02 AM, Ryan Gahl <ryan.g...@gmail.com>
> >>> > >> wrote:
>
> >>> > >>> Here are your problems... I'll remove the bulk of the data to make
> >>> > >>> it
> >>> > >>> more clear:
>
> >>> > >>> rsJson: {[{...}]}
>
> >>> > >>> what you have is illegal. You're essentially saying you have an
> >>> > >>> anonymous
> >>> > >>> object with not properties and filling it with an array (that's
> >>> > >>> probably not
> >>> > >>> even totally accurate)... the bottom line is, you can't have a
> >>> > >>> curly
> >>> > >>> brace
> >>> > >>> immediately followed by a square brace. And going further you have
> >>> > >>> it all
> >>> > >>> just sitting in a property floating in space. The first thing you
> >>> > >>> need to do
> >>> > >>> is wrap the property in curlies so you're actually returning an
> >>> > >>> object...
>
> >>> > >>> {rsJson: ...}
>
> >>> > >>> Now, this other issue of putting a square bracket right inside a
> >>> > >>> curly...
> >>> > >>> You can either a) remove the outer curlies and just make rsJson be
> >>> > >>> an array,
> >>> > >>> or b) add a property name which then becomes the array.
>
> >>> > >>> a)
> >>> > >>> {rsJson: [{}, {}, ...]}
>
> >>> > >>> b)
> >>> > >>> {rsJson: {myArray: [...]}}
>
> >>> > >>> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 9:53 AM, jason maina
> >>> > >>> <jason.ma...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> >>> > >>>> Hi all,
> >>> > >>>> Below is JSON encoded(php) data. After evaluating and sanitizing
> >>> > >>>> it
> >>> > >>>> im
> >>> > >>>> not capable of extracting its contents im just not sure what im
> >>> > >>>> doing wrong:
>
> >>> > >>>> [php output]
>
> >>> > >>>> rsJson:{[{"groupCode":"1","groupName":"Roses","flowers":[{"flowerCode":"15","flowerName":"Roses"}]},
>
> >>> > >>>> {"groupCode":"2","groupName":"Carnations","flowers":[{"flowerCode":"16","flowerName":"Spray
> >>> > >>>> Carnations"
> >>> > >>>> },{"flowerCode":"17","flowerName":"Standard
> >>> > >>>> Carnations"}]},{"groupCode":"3","groupName":"Perennials"
>
> >>> > >>>> ,"flowers":[{"flowerCode":"2","flowerName":"Aster"},{"flowerCode":"3","flowerName":"Alstromeria"},{"flowerCode"
>
> >>> > >>>> :"10","flowerName":"Gysophila"},{"flowerCode":"12","flowerName":"Limonium
> >>> > >>>> Perezzi"}]},{"groupCode":"4"
>
> >>> > >>>> ,"groupName":"Annuals","flowers":[{"flowerCode":"1","flowerName":"Ammi
> >>> > >>>> Majus"},{"flowerCode":"4","flowerName"
>
> >>> > >>>> :"Bupleurum"},{"flowerCode":"5","flowerName":"Carthamus"},{"flowerCode":"6","flowerName":"Chinese
> >>> > >>>> Aster"
>
> >>> > >>>> },{"flowerCode":"7","flowerName":"Chrysantemum"},{"flowerCode":"8","flowerName":"Delphinium"},{"flowerCode"
>
> >>> > >>>> :"13","flowerName":"Lisianthus"},{"flowerCode":"14","flowerName":"Molucella"},{"flowerCode":"18","flowerName"
>
> >>> > >>>> :"Statice"},{"flowerCode":"19","flowerName":"Stocks"}]},{"groupCode":"5","groupName":"Bulbs","flowers"
>
> >>> > >>>> :[{"flowerCode":"9","flowerName":"Freesia"},{"flowerCode":"11","flowerName":"Lilies"}]}]}
>
> >>> > >>>> [php output]
>
> >>> > >>>> var jsonObj = res.responseText.evalJSON(true);
> >>> > >>>> alert(jsonObj);
>
> >>> > >>>> will not even popup, on firebug no errors showing up.
>
> >>> > >>>> Kind regards
> >>> > >>>> Jason
>
> >>> > >>> --
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>
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>
> > PHP has a depth limit of 512. It was 128 and before that only 20!
>
> > It was rasied from 20 to 128 on Thu May 24 22:39:06 2007 UTC
> > (http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/php-src/ext/json/JSON_parser.c?r1=1.10&;...)
> > and from 128 to 512 on Wed Jul 30 13:57:47 2008 UTC
> > (http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/php-src/ext/json/JSON_parser.c?r1=1.17&;...)
>
> > Richard.
> > --
> > -----
> > Richard Quadling
>
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