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Can I comment a JSON file?

Can I comment a JSON file? If so, how?

I don’t believe you can have an actual comment. The JSON should all be data, and if you include a comment, then it will be data too. You could do that with a data element called “_comment” (or something) that would be ignored by apps that use the json data. You would probably be better having the comment in the processes that generate/receive the json, as they are supposed to know what the json data will be in advance, or at least the structure of it. But if you decided to… { “_comment” : “comment text goes here…”, “glossary”: { “title”: “example glossary”, “GlossDiv”: { “title”: “S”, “GlossList”: { “GlossEntry”: { “ID”: “SGML”, “SortAs”: “SGML”, “GlossTerm”: “Standard Generalized Markup Language”, “Acronym”: “SGML”, “Abbrev”: “ISO 8879:1986”, “GlossDef”: { “para”: “A meta-markup language, used to create markup languages such as DocBook.”, “GlossSeeAlso”: [“GML”, “XML”] }, “GlossSee”: “markup” } } } } }