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Re: Subscriptions feature patch

On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 12:11:04PM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Since you wrote your original patch, we have extensible metadata in
> > the form of .summary files. I think it would be reasonable to use
> > those rather than having a separate file, which will also give you
> > the benefit of the I/O functions already existing. However, somebody
> > will have to work out the field format: hashes as field values
> > aren't currently supported, although there's no reason why they
> > couldn't be made to work. Perhaps a one-space indent followed by
> > escaped-key+whitespace+escaped-value or something like that would be
> > OK.
> My serialization stuff(which isn't in use) supported lol(lists of
> lists(and hashes)) in RFC822 format.  It might be better to use that,
> then we can be more generic(it required a type/format descriptor for
> vars, to say how to deserialize them).

Where can I see this code?

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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