[Interest] Can't JSON.stringify an object in QML

Tony Rietwyk tony at rightsoft.com.au
Wed Jun 2 03:22:45 CEST 2021

HI Jason,

I'm pretty sure this is NOT valid JSON:

   {"that": "other": {} }

Either the value and comma for "that" is missing, or "other": {} should 
be encapsulated as an object in braces as the value of "that".

Regards, Tony

On 2/06/2021 12:29 am, Jason H wrote:
>> Some JSON serialisers replace that with null nowadays.
>> I guess you could write some code to test whether it’s cyclical
>> and at which elements it recurses. If you feel not up to it,
>> write back and I’ll try (ECMAscript is not a language I feel
>> comfortable in either but I think I could manage).
> Well, if it were cyclical (I really don't think it is),  I would expect that the line:
> return QJsonDocument::fromVariant(v).toJson(QJsonDocument::Compact);
> Would never return. However it does, and it gives me the exact string I would expect.
> So I'm still at a loss there.
> The object does contain an empty object, could that be it? For example:
> {"that": "other": {} }
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