Commit 3ced5a97 authored by Nicolas Lenz's avatar Nicolas Lenz
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clarification

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**Update 2:** Somebody posted this on [Reddit](https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/livw57/svg_the_good_the_bad_and_the_ugly) as well. Currently, there are over 150 comments, wow.
**Update 3:** PEOPLE, PLEASE. This is absolutely not about "XML is bad, let's do JSON instead". I actually like XML more than JSON in total, I'm a fan of XML schema and nice strong schemas. I mostly wouldn't care whether a good format with a good data model was encoded in JSON, XML, YAML, binary, Brainfuck or monkey feces. The encoding really is the least important part. I just think that for a strictly machine-focused format JSON would be a better choice.
**Update 3:** PEOPLE, PLEASE. This is absolutely not about "XML is bad, let's do JSON instead". I actually like XML more than JSON in total, I'm a fan of XML schema and nice strong schemas. And while I still don't like the syntax, XML generally is a good fit for a document markup language like HTML. I mostly wouldn't care whether a good format with a good data model was encoded in JSON, XML, YAML, binary, Brainfuck or monkey feces. The encoding really is the least important part. I just think that for a strictly machine-focused format for data JSON would be a better choice.
I guess though I should have anticipated that saying that I don't like XML and then mentioning the word "JSON" would start a religious war.
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