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Re: configuration files

From: sander <sander@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 23:43:44 +0200 (EET)

>     It also comes down to people willing to do the actual work.  This whole
>     XML thread makes for a nice theoretical discussion, but is entirely
>     impractical in reality since nobody is willing to actually sit down
>     and do the necessary proving work to demonstrate the alleged benefits
>     of XML over RCNG.   And for good reason... the concepts being promulgate
>     in this thread would take several man-months of work just to achieve
>     RCNG equivalance.  It's one thing to wrap data in an XML construct,
>     quite another to manipulate it in a way that is useful to the target
>     function.

Sure - see one of my other replies in the thread as to what i think it
takes to get to a point where xml might be in some system as the
configuartion system. Getting to the point where you can show an obvious
benefit of using XML will take far more than a couple of man-months - and
probably depends on using it more widely than simply /etc

> 					-Matt
> 					Matthew Dillon
> 					<dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>


+++ Out of cheese error +++

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