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HOCON 3.0 Specification
In the previous releases of HOCON, we let the OSS project do its own thing without any plan for integrating it into Akka.NET and replacing the stand-alone HOCON engine built into the
Motivation for Moving to Stand-alone HOCON
Why bother moving from
The motivations for separating HOCON from Akka.NET are the following:
HOCON 2.0 and Earlier
HOCON 2 and earlier releases of HOCON were developed without a formal plan for introducing them in a non-breaking way into Akka.NET, the biggest consumer of HOCON currently. This will be remedied in HOCON 3.0.
However, our plan is to deprecate HOCON 2 as quickly as possible and move onto HOCON 3 using the spec contained herein.
HOCON 3.0 Development Plan
The HOCON 3.0 development will comport to the following rules and requirements: