[Haskell-cafe] A new yaml module
allbery.b at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 15:23:56 UTC 2014
On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 3:57 AM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com> wrote:
> * There are problems with roundtripping, since YAML allows for ambiguity
> about the data type of values. For example, in the yaml snippet `foo:
> 1234`, is 1234 intended to be numeric or a string? Either is valid.
YAML is a pretty accurate representation of Perl values, so this is
inevitable. I'm left wondering if YAML is even appropriate for Haskell....
brandon s allbery kf8nh sine nomine associates
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