Lucy currently depends on the CPAN module JSON::XS for encoding and decoding
of JSON. JSON::XS has two drawbacks: it is Perl licensed, and it is a Perl
module which other Lucy host bindings cannot use.
We need to swap out JSON::XS with either a hand-rolled replacement or another
library. However, we do not have to resolve this issue prior to the
0.1.0-incubating release, thanks to