Tobie,

What's the issue #?  I'm curious how Prototype can work around this
IE8 behavior...

Cheers,

-- T.J.

On Aug 20, 1:04 pm, Tobie Langel <tobie.lan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> This is a Prototype bug and will be fixed in  version 1.7.
>
> In the meantime, please use Object.toJSON(...) instead.
>
> Best,
>
> Tobie
>
> On Aug 20, 10:53 am, "T.J. Crowder" <t...@crowdersoftware.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> > Hi,
>
> > Wait! Stop the presses, are you saying IE8 has...a bug in it? ;-)
> > (Oh, I shouldn't be mean to Microsoft, all browsers have bugs in them,
> > and they seem to have made quite an effort in IE8.)
>
> > Have you reported the bug to Microsoft?
>
> > Seriously, though, thank you for doing the research to why it breaks
> > and posting the info here, very very useful -- I'm sure you just saved
> > the core team a fair bit of time hunting this down.
> > --
> > T.J. Crowder
> > tj / crowder software / com
> > Independent Software Engineer, consulting services available
>
> > On Aug 19, 9:58 pm, Joel <joel.muel...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > See the following URL for all the gory details:
>
> > >http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1288962/ie8-native-json-parse-prot...
>
> > > But to sum up, the following test case will get an "out of stack
> > > space" error in IE8 when it is running in IE8 Standards mode (you can
> > > check the mode by hitting F12 for the Developer Tools). If you comment
> > > out either the Function.prototype line or the Array.prototype line,
> > > you won't get the error.
>
> > > Because Prototype adds functions to both Array.prototype and
> > > Function.prototype, pages that use Prototype will get the "out of
> > > stack space" error whenever they try to use the native JSON parser to
> > > parse some JSON that contains an array. But only if they pass a
> > > "reviver" function to the JSON.parse() method. Which, unfortunately,
> > > is pretty common in order to handle dates.
>
> > >     <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
> > >         "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd";>
>
> > >     <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml";>
> > >     <head>
> > >         <title></title>
> > >     <script type="text/javascript">
>
> > >     Function.prototype.test1 = function() { };
> > >     Array.prototype.test2 = function() { };
>
> > >     window.onload = function()
> > >     {
> > >         alert(JSON.parse('{ "foo": [1,2,3] }', function(k,v) { return
> > > v; }));
> > >     }
>
> > >     </script>
> > >     </head>
> > >     <body>
>
> > >     </body>
> > >     </html>
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