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Robert Garrett wrote:
> Hiten Pandya wrote:
>> Tobias Weingartner wrote:
>>> Please don't make this mistake.
>>> XML is not the solution to all configuration languages. Grep and
>>> friends are a powerfull tool (as are diff and patch) to manage line
>>> oriented information. These tools are readily available, and could
>>> be very usefull to look/manage/change/compare configurations between
>> Umm, puleaze :)
>> Grep is not something that can be used for solving such
>> problems. I do not see how XML obscures things, without
>> providing some concrete evidence.
>> Thinking extensibility, and the future, XML is the way
>> to go as far as configuration is concerned, because it
>> puts a lot of power at our finger tips.
>> As far as changing configuration is concerned, you can
>> edit an XML file, so I don't see your argument being
>> concrete. :-)
>> -- Hiten (hmp at xxxxxxxxxxxxx)
> WE ARE NOT CHANGING THE WAY THE CONFIGURATION IS, THIS IS WHY I IMPORTED
> RCNG :) THANK YOU!
> Robert Garrett
This was uncalled for, my apolagies to everyone concerned.
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