Non Sucking YAML parser

Dirk Koopman djk at
Wed Sep 13 11:28:29 BST 2006

On Wed, 2006-09-13 at 05:35 -0400, Matt Sergeant wrote:
> Simon Wistow wrote:
> > Should I just give up and switch to XML now?
> If that's not clear, we probably can't help you.
> What's so wrong with using a well documented, well supported standard vs 
> a bunch of hacked together non-standards?
> I hear a lot that people avoid XML because of bad experiences with 
> XML::Simple not doing the right thing. Do you also avoid web programming 
> because was kinda broken?

I suspect he has the same problems with xml as many of us: 

* the signal to noise ratio of xml is way too low.
* the perl xml toolsets tend to be very large and not that quick.
* the perl xml toolsets are not completely reliable.
* and then there are the interfaces....


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