Re: XML-based configurations
Thomas Tanner wrote:
> Aaron wrote:
[snip good reasons for XML]
> I agree with you that a standard configuration file format is a good thing,
> but I'd rather suggest to use the GNUstep/OPENSTEP property list format.
> It's extremely easy to understand and can be read and modified
> using the very simple and small libproplist (libproplist is part of
> XML is IMHO too much overhead for configuration files.
> Another solution could be to specify a configuration file access API,
> which could read/write in XML/libproplist or whatever you want.
Althogh a configuration file access API would not remain simple and
small for long, I suspect, it should be a good thing. If the LSB target
is the ISV, an API might be sort of reassuring.
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