SimpleJson is slow .... is there any C Compiled version ?

Richard Levasseur richardlev at
Sat Jul 26 09:49:20 CEST 2008

On Jul 25, 5:52 pm, Matt Nordhoff <mnordh... at> wrote:
> Also, simplejson and python-cjson might not be entirely compatible:
> there's one character that one escapes and the other doesn't, or something.
> --

They also have different interface.  simplejson uses load/loads/dump/
dumps, whereas cjson using encode/decode (its pretty simple to
monkeypatch cjson with some lambda's so it has the same interface,

Yeah, its frustrating that there are so many json encoders for
python.  Its a bit disappointing simplejson is going into the stdlib;
i hope they rewrite it in C?
Has a good comparison of encoders.

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