How about a small config file validator/filter application, that can
read, write and convert different config formats. I would prefer to edit
unix style config file personally, but getting the config syntax correct
before really launching the application would be nice. If XML style
definitions are needed, the tool good spit it out. And vice versa.
AND it could also spit out a nice HTML sheet, defining the current
configuration, maybe even a form for those without a text editor ... or
a template for gnome config or ... whatever makes each distribution
On Tue, 2007-04-24 at 09:01 +0200, Claes Wikström wrote:
> Stefan Scholl wrote:
> > Claes Wikstrom <klacke@...> wrote:
> >> julian@... wrote:
> >>> I'm extremely underwhelmed with Apache style configuration files that
> >>> appear to be loosely based on XML but quite clearly are not valid XML.
> >> I completely agree, config file should be proper XML
> > I disagree, unless the config file is written by a tool. In the
> > Unix world most config files are edited with a text editor. XML
> > is messy.
> And I've changed my mind. Maybe the current '<' '>' syntax is
> ugly, but making it proper XML doesn't make it less ugly.
> Anyway, as I said, I've changed my mind.
> There are no right answers here - just opinions.
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