"XML is a classic political compromise: it balances the needs of man and machine by being equally unreadable to both"
-- Matthew Might
@fribbledom I hope I'm not speaking out of turn here, but it seems to me that you don't quite like XML.
Actually, I like it in the same sense that I really do like C++. Both are incredibly powerful, but also spiraled a bit out of control.
@61 No worries, I'm sure twenty years from now I'll say the same kind of things about JSON, TOML, YAML and half a dozen other *ONs and *MLs 😂
Not so sure. #json is sort of like #csv, something so simple that little can go wrong with it. Yeah, they both got lots of limitations and are academically awful. But as is said of #ethernet, they work better in practice than in theory.
It's the simple ideas that tend to stick around.
Btw, big fan of #yaml too! 😊
In my computer?"
It's more likely than you think!
@fribbledom haha was not expecting to do a loud laugh blurp type sound when scrolling my feed, but here we are.
@fribbledom There is a programming language called Java that is used to convert unreadable xml into unreadable stack traces.
Follow friends and discover new ones. Publish anything you want: links, pictures, text, video. This server is run by the main developers of the Mastodon project. Everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!