[Mono-dev] POSTing objects in JSON format...

Atsushi Eno atsushieno at veritas-vos-liberabit.com
Mon Jan 25 21:06:58 EST 2010


Our WebHttpBinding does support json-based requests and responses.
There is a lot of possibilities why you don't get json response instead
of xml, and I can't give you an answer with almost no information.
If you file a bug with the steps to configure and run the service, I'll
have a look.

Atsushi Eno

On 2010/01/26 9:47, ed.segura wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm wondering why this format doesn't work for mono, when it does for
> windows?
> I'm trying to send a simple post request to the service, which contains the
> following:
> {"composite":{"BoolValue":true,"StringValue":"aaa"},"composite2":{"BoolValue":true,"StringValue":"bbb"}}
> This works fine in VS2008, but I keep getting an exception when I try to
> POST that data using mono:
> Exit HttpContextAcquired:
> Exit AspNetReplyChannel.WaitForRequest
> AspNetReplyChannel caught an error: System.Xml.XmlException: Text node
> cannot appear in this state.  Line 1, position 1.
>    at Mono.Xml2.XmlTextReader.ReadText (Boolean notWhitespace) [0x00199] in
> /usr/src/packages/BUILD/mono-2.6.1/mcs/class/System.XML/System.Xml/XmlTextReader.cs:1699
>    at Mono.Xml2.XmlTextReader.ReadContent () [0x0015c] in
> /usr/src/packages/BUILD/mono-2.6.1/mcs/class/System.XML/System.Xml/XmlTextReader.cs:1345
>    at Mono.Xml2.XmlTextReader.Read () [0x00141] in
> /usr/src/packages/BUILD/mono-2.6.1/mcs/class/System.XML/System.Xml/XmlTextReader.cs:619
>    at System.Xml.XmlTextReader.Read () [0x0006b] in
> /usr/src/packages/BUILD/mono-2.6.1/mcs/class/System.XML/System.Xml/XmlTextReader2.cs:564
> ...
> Am I missing something? I tried with several variations of the syntax, but
> nothing seems to work. I also looked in the forums for json serialization
> issues on 'post', but no luck.
> Any help will be highly appreciated...
> ed-

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