XML for module descriptor
jeffmaury at jeffmaury.com
Fri Apr 13 15:16:39 PDT 2012
+1 for JSON
On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 1:10 PM, Neil Bartlett <njbartlett at gmail.com> wrote:
> +1 for JSON as a first choice, XML as a second if a small enough parser
> can be found/written to fit into the core.
> -1 for YAML and other significant-whitespace formats; I agree with the
> comments about fragility.
> -1000 for module-info.class and other binary formats. The seems like a
> no-brainer to me. The only reason to use it appears to be that the parser
> is already present in the core, though as David points out that parser is
> ordinarily not accessible to applications.
> On Friday, 13 April 2012 at 11:33, Debasish Ray Chawdhuri wrote:
> > I agree with Glyn. Indentation based hierarchy will be error prone when
> > hand written.
> > --
> > Debasish Ray Chawdhuri
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