Oups, of course Yaml! (I knew I had to read past page 400 in the  
excellent "programming Ruby" book).
You see, Ruby is SO EASY getting started with that you forget there  
are things to read first:-) (I come from the Objective-C / NeXT world).

Thanks,

Alex
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On Oct 19, 2005, at 9:00 AM, Jacob Quinn Shenker wrote:

> Yaml?
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> On 10/18/05, Alexander Lamb <Alexander.J.Lamb / sim.hcuge.ch> wrote:
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>> Hello list,
>>
>> I need to be able to edit small files representing simple objects.
>> The values can be considered as strings.
>> Obviously, I managed using an XML to read it with the XML parser. I
>> was wondering if there was a more direct way to unmarshall an object
>> from XML or some kind of property list file? DBM seems opaque (not
>> editable by hand). CSV lacks the key-value type of information. XML
>> using the parser is too general.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> --
>> Alexander Lamb
>> Service d'Informatique M?dicale
>> H?pitaux Universitaires de Gen?ve
>> Alexander.J.Lamb / sim.hcuge.ch
>> +41 22 372 88 62
>> +41 79 420 79 73
>>
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