Re: [Json] JSON irritants

John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org> Thu, 04 August 2016 19:24 UTC

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Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) scripsit:

> First: imagine a new media type.  Second: comments are a big enough win to cause at least some adoption for configuration files.

Sure, and that way of thinking leads to YAML, which has had some success.
But it hasn't turfed out JSON, and it's unlikely that anything else will
turf out YAML.

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