[Geany-devel] YAML syntax highlighting support

Walery Studennikov despairr at xxxxx
Wed Nov 26 07:53:28 UTC 2008

2008/11/24 Walery Studennikov <despairr at gmail.com>:
> 2008/11/23 Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de>:
>> Should we add YAML to Geany?
>> I'm not sure whether it is widely used and so whether it's reasonable
>> to add yet another filetype for it.
> I'm working in web-programming world, where text-based serialization formats
> are used widely.
> And the three pillars of base text formats are: XML, JSON and YAML.
> The meaning and significance of last two formats are growing.
> If we support XML in geany, why we do not support other two of those
> pillars: JSON and YAML? ;)
> JSON is mostly: "machine-writeable", but YAML files are very often
> "human-writeable" and it is important to have convenient editor for
> them.
> And I'm sure thet geany is convenient (and should be convenient) not
> only for "low-level" languages and "low-level" applications, but also
> for scripting languages and scripting languages text-based world. For
> example I use geany for working with large Perl-based project with
> heavy usage of JSON and YAML.

So, when we should we add YAML support to Geany? ;)

Walery Studennikov

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