Musings on Architect, MVC, Nested Behaviors

Andre Alves Garzia andre at
Sun Dec 30 07:44:16 EST 2018

Be aware that YAML is tricky to parse, there are better formats such as 
TOML which are much easier and tend to be less error prone. It is very 
easy to get some indentation wrong in YAML and move something up or down 
a level. TOML is IMHO a better format for such stuff.



There is also StrictYAML which removes some problematic features from 
YAML. Anyway, I think that if all you need is something that maps to a 
hashmap that is not too deep (thats important) then TOML is a better format.

On 28/12/2018 18:00, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
> Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami wrote:
> > @ y'all about revision control of  binary stacks and YAML properities
> > (front matter) for text only scripts.. cool musings! but they might
> > want/need different threads?
> One of your team members requested extending the format of script-only 
> stacks specifically to support your project's goals.
> YAML is a notation for expressing name-value pairs in a format 
> optimized for human writing, something we LC fans like in a language.  
> It would seem to lend itself well to the request made here in support 
> of your work.
> Not at all my intention to hijack your thread by exploring that option 
> further to see if we can arrive at an actionable plan.  On the 
> contrary, it is in direct support of pursuing solutions specific to 
> your needs.
> We could rename this part of the discussion, but since it involves 
> nested behaviors, MVC, and architecture, and is occurring for the 
> purpose of helping your work, if we did so you might miss something 
> useful for you.

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