[Distutils] comparison of configuration languages

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Mon May 16 12:45:01 EDT 2016

On 16 May 2016 at 16:41, Chris Barker - NOAA Federal
<chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
> As pointed out, it's a C lib. But as we all like writing tools, it wouldn't
> be very hard to write a Python parser for the format.

There is one (on PyPI - can't recall the name now, sorry).

> But it's a bit C-y for my taste, and yet another configure language? Really?

Also, the spec seems to imply that it doesn't support Unicode (no
Unicode escapes in strings).

Anyway, as noted this is very off-topic now, so that's all I'll say.

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