[ Please don't Cc: me when replying to my message on a mailing list. ] John Goerzen: > I think that such a program is a way to "unify" all the > disjoint configuratio n files that float around all over the > place. The word "unify" makes me feel uneasy. It makes me think of the simple approach which uses a central database in a special format, from which all the actual configuration files read by the various programs are generated. This is simple, but it doesn't work, because it makes it much more difficult for people to administrate the system without using the fancy new system. This isn't what you were proposing, but I thought I'd point it out to everyone else, anyway. The new system must be written on top of our existing system, not as a replacement of it. -- Please read <http://www.iki.fi/liw/mail-to-lasu.html> before mailing me. Please don't Cc: me when replying to my message on a mailing list.
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