The YAML 1.2 format provides
a much richer data-model and feature-set
However, sometimes it's desirable to ignore the extra capabilities
and treat YAML as if it was merely a more convenient markup format
for humans to write JSON data. To this end this module provides a
compatibility layer atop HsYAML
which allows decoding YAML documents in the more limited JSON data-model while also providing
convenience by reusing aeson's
FromJSON instances for decoding the YAML data into native Haskell data types.
See also http://pvp.haskell.org/faq
- Build tested with GHC 7.4 – 9.0.
This release incorporates the work from Vijay Tadikamalla’s GSOC 2019 Project.
- Breaking change: The result types of
decodeValue'have been changed from
Either String _to
Either (Pos,String) _to mirror the error-reporting change in the
- New functions
encodeValue'for serializing JSON Values as YAML documents
- New convenience function
- New (orphan)
instance ToYAML Data.Aeson.Value
- First release. Released on an unsuspecting world.