Is there a way to not escape slashes when parsing JSON?

bauss jj_1337 at
Mon Feb 21 23:02:20 UTC 2022

On Monday, 21 February 2022 at 15:13:52 UTC, Kagamin wrote:
> On Monday, 21 February 2022 at 09:04:06 UTC, bauss wrote:
>> Why are we even escaping them by default, it should be the 
>> other way around, that slashes are only escaped if you ask for 
>> it; that's how it literally is in almost every JSON library.
> Really? I always see escaped slashes in JSON, e.g. wikipedia 
> does this, but everything else too.

I'm going to assume that JS is probably the most used language 
for JSON, since it originated from it, so a small demonstration 
will show you that even JS defaults to not escaping slashes:

let o = { a: "/path/to/something" };



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