[Development] Support for *Notes and UpstreamFiles fields in qt_attributions.json files
Kai.Koehne at qt.io
Wed Feb 15 08:35:57 CET 2023
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Development <development-bounces at qt-project.org> On Behalf Of Ulf
> Hermann via Development
> Subject: Re: [Development] Support for *Notes and UpstreamFiles fields in
> qt_attributions.json files
> YAML is really quite terrible. If we're going to switch, let's choose something
> Basically, YAML is extremely complex, ambiguous, and incompatible between
> different versions. See for example
> https://ruudvanasseldonk.com/2023/01/11/the-yaml-document-from-hell for
> an in-depth explanation.
> Toml seems to be popular these days.
I'd be open to all kinds of formats if we'd start on a green field. But we're not, and I don't think reimplementing qtattributionsscanner + redo the build system integration + convert all existing qt_attributionsscanner.json files to a new format is worth the time. Unless, of course, somebody volunteers 😉
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