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Dumps an object in JSON. Works with circular JSON structures
// Dumps an object in JSON. Works with circular structures like:
//
// var o = {};
// o.o = o;
JSON.stringifyOnce = function(obj, replacer, indent){
var printedObjects = [];
var printedObjectKeys = [];
function printOnceReplacer(key, value){
if ( printedObjects.length > 2000){ // browsers will not print more than 20K, I don't see the point to allow 2K.. algorithm will not be fast anyway if we have too many objects
return 'object too long';
}
var printedObjIndex = false;
printedObjects.forEach(function(obj, index){
if(obj===value){
printedObjIndex = index;
}
});
if ( key == ''){ //root element
printedObjects.push(obj);
printedObjectKeys.push("root");
return value;
}
else if(printedObjIndex+"" != "false" && typeof(value)=="object"){
if ( printedObjectKeys[printedObjIndex] == "root"){
return "(pointer to root)";
} else{
return "(see " + ((!!value && !!value.constructor) ? value.constructor.name.toLowerCase() : typeof(value)) + " with key " + printedObjectKeys[printedObjIndex] + ")";
}
}else{
var qualifiedKey = key || "(empty key)";
printedObjects.push(value);
printedObjectKeys.push(qualifiedKey);
if(replacer){
return replacer(key, value);
}else{
return value;
}
}
}
return JSON.stringify(obj, printOnceReplacer, indent);
};
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