On Sun, 2012-11-25 at 13:06 -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote: > On Sun, 25 Nov 2012, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote: > > On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 10:48:27PM +1300, Chris Bannister wrote: > > > https://lists.linuxaudio.org/mailarchive/lau/2012/11/21/194431 > > > > > > There is a rather bad smell regarding all this. > > > > None of the systemd advocates ever mentioned for example the real > > reason why it uses such an ugly configuration syntax and Windoze > > format files. ^^^^^^^ > > The: > > [crap] > foo = bar > > format for config files is widely despised. And this is not a systemd > issue, even git uses that crap instead of something better like xml, > or simpler, like the hierarchical format used by apt that resembles > C++ classes. This 'crap' is far easier for humans to edit (without specialised tools). And *that* is most certainly in the spirit of Unix, even if this particular format is most widely used by some parts of Windows. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Never attribute to conspiracy what can adequately be explained by stupidity.
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