[Python-Dev] Re: Proposal: A more powerful alternative to ConfigParser

Dmitry Vasiliev lists at hlabs.spb.ru
Thu Apr 22 13:14:58 EDT 2004

David Goodger wrote:
> Dan Gass wrote:
>  > I have written a new module 'config.py' which can be used for
>  > similar purposes as ConfigParser.  The biggest difference is that


> Typically, a new module first has to prove itself in the real world
> before being accepted into the standard library, especially for a
> module replacing existing functionality.  It's usually easier to
> accept additions/improvements to existing modules (i.e. patches) than
> replacement modules.
> I suggest you put the module (along with docs and the test suite) up
> on the web and make an announcement on python-announce.  Then try to
> generate community support.
> In any case, if you'd like to write a PEP for it, please read through
> PEP 1 and PEP 2.

IMO more powerful alternative to ConfigParser is ZConfig 

Dmitry Vasiliev (dima at hlabs.spb.ru)

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