On 08.03.2017 20:52, Magnus Hagander wrote:
On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 11:48 AM, Peter van Hardenberg <p...@pvh.ca
Small point of order: YAML is not strictly a super-set of JSON.
Editorializing slightly, I have not seen much interest in the
world for YAML support though I'd be interested in evidence to the
The world of configuration management seems to for some reason run off
YAML, but that's the only places I've seen it recently (ansible,
SaltStack uses YAML for their tools, too. I personally can empathize
with them (as a user of configuration management) about this as writing
JSON would be nightmare with all the quoting, commas, curly braces etc.
But that's my own preference maybe.
(Btw. does "run off" mean like or avoid? At least my dictionaries tend
to the latter.)
That said if we're introducing something new, it's usually better to
copy from another format than to invite your own.
From my day-to-day work I can tell, the date(time) type is the only
missing piece of JSON to make it perfect for business applications
(besides, maybe, a "currency" type).