On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 03:16:46PM -0400, gi1242+f...@gmail.com wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 11:05:23AM -0700, elliot s wrote:
> > If a conversion script can convert the current rc file to a code
> > friendly format, can a front end parser do that instead, so that we
> > keep the current user friendly format?
> Usually conversion scripts aren't perfect, so I don't know how workable
> this is.
> But let me also add my two cents and desperately plead for backward
> compatibility. Or at least a conversion script that is pretty pretty
> good.

Yes, yes, conversion script(s).  There'll be something to ensure people can
start from a known point and potentially not have to learn anything new as
well if they don't want to.  Ignorance through continuity has benefits...

Can we move on to some other point of discussion now?

-- Thomas Adam

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