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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] Something lighter-weight than XML?
From: Samuel Thibault (samuel.thibault_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-02 06:03:24


Jeff Squyres, le Fri 02 Sep 2011 11:58:05 +0200, a écrit :
> JSON: sure, it's an easy format, but we're not really targeting web-ish kinds of things here, are we?
>
> YAML: ya, that's also an easy format.
>
> But the goal here is to do something utterly trivial that has no support library requirement. Unless someone has specific requirements for these formats, I'm ok with a totally trivial and not-necessarily-compatibilte-with-anyone-else's-format format.

If we can easily implement our own parser for json or yaml (or some
other standard format), we should simply go for one of them.

Samuel