On 03/09/2017 10:12 AM, Sven R. Kunze wrote:
> On 08.03.2017 20:52, Magnus Hagander wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 11:48 AM, Peter van Hardenberg <p...@pvh.ca
>> <mailto:p...@pvh.ca>> wrote:
>>     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
>>     contrary.
>> 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,
>> puppet etc).
> 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.)

Yes, but automated tools can easily convert between JSON and
newline-delimited YAML and back.

Josh Berkus
Containers & Databases Oh My!

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