[Catalyst] JSON instead of YAML?

Zbigniew Lukasiak zzbbyy at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 20:18:54 CET 2006

1. JSON is very close to being a subset of YAML:

2. I've heard YAML have problems with whitespace.  This is always a
hot topic, personally I even agree that Python is more readable than
Perl, but everyone would admit that there are problems with
copy-pasting and generally transporting code with significant white

-- Zbyszek

On 1/25/06, knoebi <knoebi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/25/06, Sebastian Riedel <sri at oook.de> wrote:
> >
> > 25.01.2006 14:38 Christopher H. Laco:
> > > IMHO, moving to a compiled XS module for such a small part of Cat is a
> > > bad thing. But I'm selfish like that, because it will preclude
> > > CatInABax
> > > from being useful [at the moment]. Unless of course, I feel like
> > > patching future versions to re-use YAML instead.
> >
> > I wouldn't do this without a damn good reason, the old YAML.pm is
> > absolutely unusable in a production environment, thanks to Spiffy.
> > For example it changes how base::import() works application wide!!!
> > (resistance is futile...)
> I like YAML as a config format. Switching to another not so human
> readable format because we don't have a simple & working YAML-Module
> in CPAN at the moment doesn't sound like a very good idea to me. Also
> it would break with backward compatibility.
> For the moment, we just could fork a new YAML Module from YAML 0.39
> and use that till we see a better solution?
> ciao
> Philipp
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