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#11371 closed enhancement (invalid)

Opened February 22, 2012 03:55AM UTC

Closed March 07, 2012 08:04AM UTC

$.parseJSON on utf-8 with BOM

Reported by: Owned by:
Priority: undecided Milestone: None
Component: unfiled Version: 1.7.1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

Hello dears;

for resolving the problem of bom in parsing json we must first search '{' character and then parse the input string from index of this char to end of input string;

I have a thanks of you if you implement this in the $.parseJSON itself;

for example:

function doAjax() {


url: "ajax.aspx",

data: { "dt": "Ali" },

type: "POST",

//contentType: "application/json; charset=utf-8",


success: function (msg) {

try {

var x = msg.substr(msg.indexOf('{'));

var r = $.parseJSON(x);



} catch (e) {






thanks alot by

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Changed February 22, 2012 03:59AM UTC by dmethvin comment:1

owner: →
status: newpending

Our intention with jQuery.parseJSON is to implement a cross-browser JSON.parse and nothing more. What do browsers do if you pass them a string with a BOM prefix? Can you provide a test case and your results in jQuery's supported browsers?

Changed March 07, 2012 08:04AM UTC by trac-o-bot comment:2

resolution: → invalid
status: pendingclosed

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