Copyright © 2001-2005 Oren Ben-Kiki, Clark Evans, Brian Ingerson
This specification is a draft reflecting consensus reached by members of the yaml-core mailing list. Any questions regarding this draft should be raised on this list.
Associative container, where each key is unique in the association and mapped to exactly one value. YAML places no restrictions on the type of keys; in particular, they are not restricted to being scalars. Example bindings include Perl’s hash, Python’s dictionary, and Java’s Hashtable.
Resolution and Validation:
This tag accepts all mapping values. It is is typically used as the fall-back tag for mapping nodes.