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Re: Canonical pushes upstart into user session - systemd developer complains

On 2012-11-26 07:27:08 +0900, Norbert Preining wrote:
> Ever heard of 
> 	grep, sed, awk, ....
> all these nice things that make your life happy.

These tools are broken when dealing with multibyte characters.
For instance, with:

foo = aéb

a "grep 'a.b' file" will find nothing in the C locale.

> No please - I don't mind the key = value in group config format, that
> is readable, usefull, easy to edit.

I disagree about "readable", except on small files. For instance,
in the default .subversion/config file, the group names are lost
among the comments. And this format is also easy to break without
noticing the breakage.

> Everything but XML. *EVERYTHING*.

This is your opinion. I disagree. XML is nice for things like
validation and complex operations. XML is easy (easier) to edit
if you use the "right" tools.

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