[Python-ideas] Python Object Notation (PyON)

Jan Kanis jan.kanis at phil.uu.nl
Fri Nov 7 12:54:21 CET 2008

On 05/11/2008, Josiah Carlson <josiah.carlson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Has anyone in this discussion used either Yaml or Json?  I've used
> both.  And I much prefer Json.  The libraries to encode and decode in
> most languages worth mentioning are *very* fast (comparable to
> cPickle).  Yaml...not so much.  Never mind that Yaml has some ugly
> bits that make it's use as a configuration language (which isn't
> uncommon) have some very unpleasant gotchas.


A bit OT, but I'm wondering, what kind of unpleasant gotchas are we
talking about? I've used YAML a very little bit, but it looked very
interesting to me. Could you give a pointer to what unpleasantness to


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