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Discussion on: YAML vs. XML vs. JSON for Configuration

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Alex Sarafian

I've never understood how JSON was ever accepted as anything except datav transfer notation. One of the biggest misteries in life. I think it was too much of a rebellious drive from the despised by many XML and soap for datac transfer. Suddenly XML was the root of all evil in software.

XML is a bit annoying but functional.
Yaml needs some consistency work. Also I've found be lost inside the structure. Sources are not always the most recognisable element.

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Guttenbergovitz • Edited on

Not mentioning IDEs do understand XML better... I personally like having autocomplete and suggestions.