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Re: XML as a standard UNIX config file format (Re: Caldera installation - something Debian should learn)

On Sat, Apr 24, 1999 at 01:37:28PM -0700, Robert Woodcock wrote:
> There is no practical reason why every piece of UNIX configuration can't be
> put into a hierarchial tree with its own unique namespace. [1]

Oh yes, you have this idea from Microsoft, right? :)

> It's overweight if you have each program implement it all over again, as is
> currently done. It's not overweight as a dynamically linked library that's
> done right.

And the Parse Tree which is generated at runtime over the complete root

> Those structures and tag names are *documentation*.

Yes, just like the config files are documented right now... where is the


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