What YAML engine do you use?

rm rm at rm.net
Sat Jan 22 16:43:24 EST 2005

Doug Holton wrote:
> rm wrote:
>> this implementation of their idea. But I'd love to see a generic, 
>> pythonic data format.
> That's a good idea.  But really Python is already close to that.  A lot 
> of times it is easier to just write out a python dictionary than using a 
> DB or XML or whatever.  Python is already close to YAML in some ways. 
> Maybe even better than YAML, especially if Fredrik's claims of YAML's 
> inherent unreliability are to be believed.  Of course he develops a 
> competing XML product, so who knows.

true, it's easy enough to separate the data from the functionality in 
python by putting the data in a dictionary/list/tuple, but it stays 
source code.


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