On 15.6.2016 13:52, Nikolai Kondrashov wrote:
> On 06/15/2016 02:41 PM, Martin Kosek wrote:
>> Removing the secondary list from this discussion.
>>
>> On 06/15/2016 01:29 PM, Nikolai Kondrashov wrote:
>>> Hi Simo,
>>>
>>> On 06/15/2016 12:25 AM, Simo Sorce wrote:
>>>> On Tue, 2016-06-14 at 16:40 +0300, Nikolai Kondrashov wrote:
>>>>> Although this was mentioned several times before, I'd like to bring
>>>>> additional
>>>>> attention to the idea of using config files written in JSON for tlog,
>>>>> because
>>>>> there were some concerns over that being appropriate.
>>>>
>>>> What was the reasoning behind this questioning ?
>>>
>>> The concern that JSON in those files might be inconvenient for 
>>> administrators.
>>>
>>>> In order to understand whether json is appropriate I need to ask who do
>>>> you think will be the primary user of the configuration file.
>>>> - Is it going to be mainly sysadmins manually setting things up ?
>>>
>>> At first, yes. Later minimally, because we plan to implement central control
>>> of most (if not all) of the parameters.
>>
>> Yes, but AFAIK, tlog will still also exist as standalone component and could 
>> be
>> configured without integration with FreeIPA. This means admins main
>> configuration file would still be the config file.
> 
> Yes, that's true.
> 
> It wouldn't make much sense for small setups to use tlog, though, because it
> implies ElasticSearch. At least Ansible or something like that will need to be
> used for bigger setups, if not FreeIPA/SSSD, but yes, in that case it will
> still be JSON.

I would say that properly indented JSON with extensive comments and examples
is good enough.

-- 
Petr^2 Spacek

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