Subject: Re: XML config file
To: Iain Hibbert <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/04/2006 20:14:50
On Jul 4, 2006, at 12:23 PM, Iain Hibbert wrote:

> On Tue, 4 Jul 2006, Magnus Eriksson wrote:
>>   In that case, go with XML all the way.  Convert all config files  
>> in the
>> whole system to XML, have command line tools that manipulate XML  
>> the way we
>> now use grep, awk, etc to manipulate text, include an XML parser  
>> library in
>> the base system that anyone can use in their programs, include good
>> documentation on all the above, etc.
> I guess this is just what Apple did.

...and we can do this now, with proplib.

-- thorpej