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Re: Add YAML option to explain

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Add YAML option to explain
Date: 2009-08-28 21:26:48
Message-ID: 1251494808.27122.58.camel@jd-desktop.unknown.charter.com (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 2009-08-28 at 14:23 -0700, Josh Berkus wrote:
> On 8/28/09 1:13 PM, Greg Sabino Mullane wrote:
> > 
> >> I thought the consensus was that we didn't want to get into supporting
> >> more formats. What does YAML provide that JSON does not?
> > 
> > Readability and easy editing. All the power of JSON without the
> > annoying quotes, braces, and brackets.
> 
> How many lines of code does YAML support add to the codebase?
> 
> While I personally like YAML, it's not like it has broad industry
> support.  And people wouldn't interface with the XML or JSON directly;
> they'd use a library for that.  That's the whole point of having those
> outputs.

I am not keen on having YAML support. 

Joshua D. Drake

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