> |> Iff  §  彾    
> |
> |Won't that be misleading? I think the OP wants {'key': 'value'} to
> |mean {'key' => 'value}.
>
> I don't disagree here.     
> is a shorthand for {:key => "value"}, {"key": "value"} should be a
> shorthand for {:"key" => "value"}.    
> JSON so much, making a: and "a": different could cause more confusion
> than the above misleading.

Right, that makes sense. Also we would then be able to say,
{'foo-bar': 'something'} to mean {:'foo-bar' => 'something}, which I
guess is not possible with the current shorthand syntax.

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