Re: System administration with GNOME.
- From: "cd bates" <cd bates virginnet co uk>
- To: <aj facade dhs org>, <gnome-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: System administration with GNOME.
- Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2000 15:55:16 +0100
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?
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