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Re: config file formats
On Jul,Tuesday 19 2011, at 8:46 PM, Steven Bellovin wrote:
> On Jul 19, 2011, at 2:01 13PM, Matt Thomas wrote:
>> On Jul 19, 2011, at 9:54 AM, David Holland wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 12:39:04PM -0400, Mouse wrote:
>>>>> Would anyone object to adopting a convention in which if the first
>>>>> line of a config file begins with "#@" it identifies the format?
>>>> I'm not sure whether I think this is a good idea or not - I find myself
>>>> liking and disliking it both at the same time.
>>> Someone just emailed me privately to point out that #@ looks too much
>>> like @(#), which is a good point... perhaps #& or #%, although I don't
>>> like the way #& looks and #% is giving me vague bad vibes, like maybe
>>> it means something to Windows.
>> How about #== or #:=
> Or #-) ...?
What about simple ### this is not used anywhere as a signature.
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