[fpc-pascal] YAML support

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Thu Feb 4 09:08:14 CET 2010

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On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 08:09, Wimpie Nortje <wimpienortje at gmail.com> wrote:

> JSON is not related to YAML at all except in that it is a simple data
> format.
> That's true, but from the yaml v1.2 spec:
> "YAML can therefore be viewed as a natural superset of JSON, offering
> improved human readability and a more complete information model. This is
> also the case in practice; every JSON file is also a valid YAML file."
> And as far as I can see from the specs, YAML also does not offer a direct
> way
> to capture binary data.
> That is also true. I got the impression from wikipedia that YAML has a
> direct way to capture the binary data. From the specs I see that YAML uses
> base64 coding for binary data, which was what I hoped to prevent because it
> causes a lot of computation overhead.
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