Re: XML as a standard UNIX config file format (Re: Caldera installation - something Debian should learn)
> > 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
You don't need to build a parse tree.. I think building a parse tree is the
DOM. But you can even use a SAX interface which doesn't need to build a
tree in your memory...
But I don't think that memory is an issue in today's computer systems...
Just buy another GB of RAM ;-)))
> Yes, just like the config files are documented right now... where is the
Every program is configured in the same way... There is only one config file
format... that's the only difference...