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Re: Using XML to handle all configuration files

On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 02:53:28PM -0500, Andrew Pimlott wrote:
> I think you should strive to keep the data model you expose (to the
> configuration tool or whatever) simple and clean, and expect that it
> will not be isomorphic to the config file.  Instead, think about how
> you can gracefully map your model onto the config file, using the
to be clearer, "into"--ie, information-wise, the XML model is a
subset of the config file.

> suggestions I made (eg, having the config tool own only part of the
> config file, or having the config file include data from the XML
> model).


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