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From James Bognar <james.bog...@salesforce.com>
Subject Re: jsonnet
Date Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:34:21 GMT
It looks interesting, but I have zero bandwidth right now myself.  I'd be
willing to help someone flesh out a design though.

On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 9:07 PM, sblackmon <sblackmon@apache.org> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> jsonnet came to my attention this afternoon reading https://twitter.com/
> databricks/status/879395675636682752 .  It’s quite interesting.
>
> I’ve found expression-based evaluation and imports to produce json to be
> quite useful when (for example) launching streams that need to learn about
> their environment on startup.
>
> HOCON and the org.typesafe library offers some of these features, but
> jsonnet appears to be much more robust, with the sole exception being that
> HOCON explicitly describes support for import url(“http://…”) while
> jsonnet does not.
>
> However, nothing would stand in the way of an implementation of jsonnet
> supporting remote URLs as well as local files.
>
> Long story short, there are no java implementations of jsonnet listed, and
> I suspect juneau's core libraries could be repurposed to launch one, if
> there is any interest from the group in attempting such a project.
>
> Steve
>
>


-- 
James Bognar

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