> On Nov 15, 2015, at 10:09, Allan Jude <allanj...@freebsd.org> wrote:


> The big difference is, a json parser isn't going to blow up if a new
> field gets added in the middle, and your awk/grep/sed script probably will.

That's a plus to those formats, yes, but if someone changes the field name 
(which can happen today, on a whim, and would go unnoticed for a while because 
no tests/spec), you'll run into a KeyError in Python or an equivalent error 
message in your language of choice.

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