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YAML Syntax

Here is a partial summary of the YAML syntax you might need, taken from, though you may wish to familiarize yourself with the complete YAML specification.


canonical: 12345
decimal: +12,345
octal: 014
hexadecimal: 0xC

Floating Point

canonical: 1.23015e+3
exponential: 12.3015e+02
fixed: 1,230.15


string: foo
doublequoted: "Double-quotes allow escape sequences.\u263A"
singlequoted: 'Single quotes do not'


true: true
false: false
true-y: y
false-n: n
string: '12345'

Lists and Dictionaries

dict: {a: 1, b: 2}
list: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

NOTE: the above are also all dictionaries.

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