dud: A dub replacement

rikki cattermole rikki at cattermole.co.nz
Sat Nov 23 03:57:02 UTC 2019

On 23/11/2019 4:37 AM, Guillaume Piolat wrote:
> On Monday, 18 November 2019 at 16:54:21 UTC, JN wrote:
>>> Personally I only ever use SDL with Dub. Even contemplating using 
>>> JSON for human written configuration files is, for me, totally the 
>>> wrong thing to do.
>> I only use the JSON format. JSON is widespread together with XML. SDL 
>> I heard first time of in the context of Dub and never seen it used 
>> elsewhere. TOML also I know only from Cargo. YAML at least I know from 
>> several different projects.
>> I guess the tool must be working very well though if the main argument 
>> is what kind of data format to use :)
> I also only ever use JSON. When SDL was introduced, it was promised 
> "JSON will never be deprecated". And here people are wanting to 
> deprecate JSON as if SDL parsers were all that numerous.
> JSON is the answer, SDL is the failed experiment that just bring 
> disagreement :)
> We DO parse dub.json a lot. I suspect any D organization probably does 
> because dub describe is slow.
> I don't care how "inhuman" a 20-line file is.


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