Standard config file format

Chris Rebert clp2 at
Tue Apr 5 23:03:58 EDT 2011

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 7:16 PM, Vincent Davis <vincent at> wrote:
> I am working on a program to monitor directory file changes and am would
> like a configuration file. This file would specify email addresses, file and
> directory locations...... Is there a preferred format to use with python?

ConfigParser supports an INI-like format:

JSON is also a popular option:


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