[Python-Dev] ConfigParser patches

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Sat Oct 2 19:03:14 CEST 2004

    Guido> This reveals IMO a big mistake in thinking about configuration
    Guido> files.  The most important user of a config file is not the
    Guido> programmer who has to get data out of it; the most important user
    Guido> is the user who has to edit the config file. The outrageous
    Guido> verbosity of XML makes the above example a complete usability
    Guido> liability.


What about YaML?  It's human readable/editable and uses indentation to
denote structure instead of <tags>.  I'd Google for a reference but I'm
off-net at the moment.


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