why the lucky stiff <ruby-talk / whytheluckystiff.net> wrote in message news:<413E4D02.9010909 / whytheluckystiff.net>...
> Daniel Berger wrote:
> > 
> > I'd like to have a config file that looks like this:
> > 
> > # test.yml
> > foo:
> >    user: usr1
> >    password: pwd1
> > foo:
> >    user: usr2
> >    password: pwd2
> > bar:
> >    user: usr3
> >    password: pwd3
> > 
> 
> It looks like you're trying to emulate XML, nnn?  Yeah, the above isn't 
> allowed in the YAML specification.
> 
> I often use type tagging to emulate XML:
> 
>    - !!foo
>      user: usr1
>      password: pwd1
>    - !!foo
>      user: usr2
>      password: pwd2
>    - !!bar
>      user: usr3
>      password: pwd3
> 
> I should write up a tutorial on how to do this.  Here's the basic 
> reference: http://yaml4r.sourceforge.net/doc/page/type_families.htm.
> 
> _why

Thanks Why, James, Jamis, and David for all your responses.

Dan