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In recent times, it has become fashionable to use [XML] as a [Serialisation] format for [RPC], as seen in [SOAP], which is mostly pursued by [IBM] and MicrosoftCorporation, and in [XMLRPC]. This is a consequence of the challenge that language neutral [Serialisation] has always posed. [XML]'s verbosity is beneficial for debugging but a pig on bandwidth.
[YAML] is another text based serialisation format designed to be language agnostic and easily human-readable and -writable. Implementations are available for most "agile" languages. It has been designed with an eye on use for configuration files, but is not restricted to that purpose.