[rust-dev] Configuration files library for Rust

Daniel Micay danielmicay at gmail.com
Sat Jan 4 12:35:11 PST 2014


On Sat, Jan 4, 2014 at 3:30 PM, Tony Arcieri <bascule at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> YAML's problem is indentation errors can turn into configuration errors, and
> they're incredibly tricky to spot. I've run into cases where we didn't spot
> problems until we deployed to production because the "production" section of
> a configuration file was misindented.

I don't buy that. A text editor should be more than capable enough to
stop you from slipping in tabs. If there's a separate untested
configuration for production then you have a problem.

YAML is really complex though and I think the ability to extend it is overkill.


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