jQuery.load() with object parameter to Pyramid causes “No JSON object could be decoded”

A simple call like this:

type = 'theType';
category = 'theCategory';
  {type:type, category:category}

results in a "No JSON object could be decoded" error when I try to access the request.json_body object. Looking at the request, I can see that it is a POST, X-Requested-With: XMLHttpRequest, and that the body is type=theType&category=theCategory, which certainly isn't JSON.

What am I doing wrong?

I'm using Pyramid 1.3, Mako 0.72, jQuery 1.7.2


jQuery.load() does not send JSON. In pyramid, simply access the form variables like you would with a normal POST request:



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