Re: [vos-d] Re: revamping vosapp config files

2005-10-22 Thread Reed Hedges
Peter Amstutz wrote: Well, I haven't had a chance to sit down and work on this, but basically I have a few principals I want to follow: 1) It should be very easy to write by hand. Requiring less typing than XML for example. 2) It should be readable and scan well, minimize extraneous and

Re: [vos-d] Re: revamping vosapp config files

2005-10-22 Thread Reed Hedges
Reed Hedges wrote: Well one of the easiest things to immediately grasp is simple key=value pairs. And then they're always the good old INI format that everyone knows and loves or hates, though it doesn't really do hierarchy so well [objectname] key = value key = value key = value

Re: [vos-d] Re: revamping vosapp config files

2005-10-17 Thread Reed Hedges
Peter Amstutz wrote: On Tue, 18 Oct 2005, Lalo Martins wrote: may I suggest YAML (www.yaml.org) or a subset thereof? It's a thought. Despite support for a bunch of scripting languages, it's not clear if there is a C library available for it. However I can't say I'm thrilled by the