[rust-dev] Configuration files library for Rust

Masklinn masklinn at masklinn.net
Sat Jan 4 12:59:30 PST 2014


On 2014-01-04, at 21:45 , Patrick Walton <pwalton at mozilla.com> wrote:

> I would love to have a TOML parser. I've always had a bit of a fondness for the INI format, despite its limitations, and TOML looks like the best of both worlds (the expressivity of JSON and the simplicity and readability of INI).

Well IIRC "ini" is undefined and basically a wild west aside from having
bracket-enclosed section names. So for all intents and purposes TOML is
a strict and well-defined ini dialect (compared to most ini dialects
anyway). In fact I believe its original tagline was "TOML is like INI,
only better".

> Benchmarks of TOML parsing would be fun too :)
> 
> Patrick



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