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Re: Add YAML option to explain

From: Florian Weimer <fw(at)deneb(dot)enyo(dot)de>
To: "Greg Sabino Mullane" <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Add YAML option to explain
Date: 2009-08-28 20:32:56
Message-ID: 87k50n4r2f.fsf@mid.deneb.enyo.de (view raw or flat)
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* Greg Sabino Mullane:

>> 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.

But YAML is much more difficult to parse than JSON.  Anybody who can
afford a YAML parser can also afford a JSON parser, it is miniscule in
comparison. 8-)

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