Re: Canonical pushes upstart into user session - systemd developer complains
On Mon, 2012-11-26 at 07:27, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On So, 25 Nov 2012, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > [crap]
> > foo = bar
> > issue, even git uses that crap instead of something better like xml,
> ??? Sorry, are you realistically proposing a convolutive pile of shit
> like XML for simple config files?
> I will send *each*and*every* bug report due to misconfiguration due to
> human incapability of editing XML to you.
> No please.
> In upstream TeX Live which is distributing over 2G of material for 15
> different arch/os combinations, we threw out XML in 2005, because
> it is a pain in the ass, and nothing nothing else.
> Ever heard of
> grep, sed, awk, ....
> all these nice things that make your life happy. Trash them when you
> are doing XML.
> No please - I don't mind the key = value in group config format, that
> is readable, usefull, easy to edit.
> Everything but XML. *EVERYTHING*.
I found YAML as the best compromise for human readability and easy for
automated tool processing.