YAMLPopular data formats
YAML is a popular format for writing configuration files. It looks like this:
--- receipt: Oz-Ware Purchase Invoice date: 2012-08-06 customer: first_name: Dorothy family_name: Gale items: - part_no: A4786 descrip: Water Bucket (Filled) price: 1.47 quantity: 4 - part_no: E1628 descrip: High Heeled "Ruby" Slippers size: 8 price: 133.7 quantity: 1 bill-to: &id001 street: | 123 Tornado Alley Suite 16 city: East Centerville state: KS ship-to: *id001 specialDelivery: > Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City. Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain. ...
yaml is the de-facto Haskell library for parsing and generating YAML documents.