Author syfou
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Date 2009-03-30.06:48:01
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Daniel,

I see many people relying on print() and exec() to basically perform the
same task miniconf does: dumping and loading groups of parameters in a
human-readable, 100% pythonic form. Look in the wild: 

http://www.google.com/search?q=exec+filetype:py

I think that if we had a painless, almost drop-in replacement to do the
same thing without risking feeding arbitrary code to the interpreter, we
would use it.

Anyway, thanks for the work of Bob Ippolito, we now have a json module
in the standard library: it's fast, robust, and can pretty much cover
the same use case, so I am happy; It just feels slightly weird to save
and load configuration files in a javascript syntax from python apps. :-D
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