[Distutils] comparison of configuration languages
alex.gronholm at nextday.fi
Tue May 10 06:12:08 EDT 2016
10.05.2016, 12:43, Ionel Cristian Mărieș kirjoitti:
> On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 10:38 AM, Alex Grönholm
> <alex.gronholm at nextday.fi <mailto:alex.gronholm at nextday.fi>> wrote:
> So far the ONLY objective problems with YAML seems to be the
> problematic implementation named PyYAML. If this is really the
> case, I'd gladly help build a better one just to prevent TOML from
> being chosen for this task. That we're even /considering/ building
> something as important as this on an unstable standard is pretty
> horrifying to me in itself.
> Just my two cents here: every time, but every every time, I have to
> google around about how to create a multi-line string in YAML. There
> are too many ways to write the same thing. And lets not forget those
> damn sexagesimal literals. The complexity of that language is beyond
> repair, it's not a *library* problem. Just look at insanities like
> or this <http://blog.teamlazerbeez.com/2009/04/15/yaml-gotchas/> .
I have no problem with any of the examples you linked to.
> -- IonelCristian Mărieș, http://blog.ionelmc.ro
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