From: till varoquaux <till.varoquaux@la...> - 2004-11-30 17:37:44
jerome Wilson wrote:
>this is a reply for your comments on E-dev mailling
>First off if you really NEED a text config file it is
>very possible :), the .edb is actually built from a
>using edb_ed so if you like you could regenerate the
>.edb any time you like.
I am aware of this my point was just that I think configurtion
files should not be binary files.Never.
When you rummage through your /etc you'd expect to find
only human readable files and not binary files (and having to
use a different editor for all of those) that's why I
proposed those hacks
>Secondly entrance is a tool and before using any tool
>you must have minimal knowledge of it's usage, if you
>just want it to run default might be ok, if you want
>to add themes, sessions, users ... then you need to
>dig a little deeper.
Sure I agree however it felt weird editing binary files...
>Finally you must be aware that entrance is not yet
>release material, sure it works ( i've used for quite
>some time) but if you don't want to get your hands
>dirty you should not use it, it still has a ways to go
>but it is getting there, entrance edit for one enabled
>testing a theme out to avoid the respawning problem
>you mentioned, i'd just like to add that i don't think
>you ideas are not good but if you look around a bit
>you see that most are implemented and you've just been
>looking in the wrong area
Thanks. It is really easy to shoot out ideas. Coding them is the
hard part. Therefore those should only be taken as suggestion,
features it'd be nice to have....
>P.S. You could forward this to the list, thank you.
There you go