Re: System administration with GNOME.

I agree with the universal config file syntax thing. If that's going to be
done then on the way we should a library for parsing files in this standard
format. It's rediculous for everybody to be writing their own code to parse
their config files.



> > > 1. Specify universal config file syntax (xml?). It should also specify
> > > in-memory interface (DOM?), CORBA bindings etc.
> >
> > Definitely a good idea.  This is what I believe Apple is doing with
> > system.  What might be a good idea is to be able to describe a
> > OS in terms of an XML file.  For instance, you could do something like
> > this:
> Check out
> for a description of the Mac. XML system configuration.  Something in
> this vein would be impressive.  It is a little hard to imagine being OS /
> distribution agnostic though.
> Perhaps a good place to start would be a basic requirements doc?
> Adrian
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