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The thing is you don’t really write syntax in yaml. On the surface you kinda do.

You use yaml to write code to some hidden programming language that doesn’t have any kind of formalized syntax.

Want to add a value to a parameter in your function call? Since there is no specification your IDE can’t help you look up parameter or function names.

Want to do a for-loop? Maybe some functions will support looping and other won’t, because looping is just a ` - loop-while: “a = b”` (or maybe it is double equal signs, who knows, because there is no actual IDE support.




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