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Discussion on: Stop Using YAML

dechamp profile image

I would encourage to avoid telling people what to do. Perhaps say "I don't like YAML, here is why" but trying to put a stop to it, just because it's not for you, seems a bit egotistical. I personally am not a fan of .NET but never would I say "Don't use it!". New developers may come to your article and take what you're saying as truth, and it could hurt them in the long run. It's best to provide examples of why you don't like something, and let the persons decide for themselves.

yellow1912 profile image

Exactly. If he doesn't like it, don't use it or anything that requires it. Don't tell others what to do. Json for example has its own quirks and is super hard to read for a human, so use it for human config is just crazy.