On Tue, 2003-12-30 at 13:48, Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
> > > My usual response has been that it can already be done reasonably
> > > using something like:
> > >
> > > %define topdir /some/path/to/the/top/of/my/tree
> > > %define logdir $topdir/log
> > >
> > > some-logfile $logdir/interesting.log
> > > other-logfile $logdir/another.log
> > Which is essentially what I do now.
> Have your users complained that it's too much?
Not yet, because there aren't any <wink>.
> > That's the primary motivation, for sure. The idea is that if ZConfig is
> > going to be the configuration language that Mailman3 site admins use,
> > I'd like to reduce to a minimum the number of options or lines of files
> > they need to look at, decide about, and change. If they can simply
> > define a basedir and have all the defaults be defined in terms of that,
> > it would be a bonus.
> I don't know enough about Mailman3 configuration to know how what's
> being done in the config file or how many decisions the site admin
> needs to deal with. Is there something for each list?
I'm hoping there won't. I'd like the ZConfig stuff to define only
site-wide configuration stuff, like the ipaddress/port of your smtp
servers, the http port and interface for the web server, etc. ZConfig
might be used for list config defaults, but I'm not yet sure about that.
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