[Haskell-cafe] Standard package file format

Joachim Durchholz jo at durchholz.org
Fri Sep 16 07:15:57 UTC 2016

Am 16.09.2016 um 08:20 schrieb Harendra Kumar:
> * TOML (https://github.com/toml-lang/toml) is promising, simpler than YAML
> and is being used by a few important projects but is still evolving and is
> not completely stable. On a first glance it looks pretty simple and a lot
> of other tools use a similar config format. It is aiming to become a
> standard and aiming for a wider adoption.

TOML is limited in its data types: numbers, dates, strings for 
primitives, arrays and string-to-object maps.
I'd consider that too limited to ever become a universal configuration 

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