Works great under OS X and Ruby 1.8!

-rich

On Friday, March 14, 2003, at 02:04  AM, why the lucky stiff wrote:

> citizens,
>
> Here's the deal.  I became sick and delirious about a month ago.  In my
> deranged state, I felt it imperative that I should recode YAML.rb's
> parser in C.  I have just now come to my senses, incident to the
> powerful fumes of a passing onion truck.  And yet, I am sitting before 
> a
> new YAML parser that is as wide and wonderful as any of the world's
> finest onion trucks!
>
> It is like I am an Olympic diver who has developed a serious case of 
> amnesia
> mid-pike.  There is nothing I can do now.
>
> So I am please to present Syck, the new YAML parser/toy on the block.
> I have included Ruby, Python and PHP extensions, though the last two
> need some work.  An OCaml extension is in progress as well.
>
> Download here:
>   http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/yaml4r/syck-0.08.tar.gz?download
>
> To compile the Ruby extension:
>   cd ext/ruby/
>   ruby extconf.rb
>   make
>   sudo make install
>
> To load a document:
>
>>> require 'syck'
>>> Syck.load( <<EOY )
>   - one
>   - two
>   - three
>
> Much is done but much is left to be done.  The point is: I'm at version
> 0.08.  And it's time to start releasing early and releasing often.
>
> Please jump in and voice your support for YAML in the Ruby 
> distribution!
> YAML.rb has only been a module for eight months and has seen widespread
> usage.  Wouldn't you like to <require 'yaml'> with no worries?
>
> Best of luck.  And I can feel my amnesia wearing off already.  Time for
> a dive.
>
> _why
>
>
>