XML BIND Configuration

zeek zeek at sparklehouse.com
Wed Dec 8 01:34:50 UTC 2004


Great idea... I'm glad you posted this! 

However I think there'd be contention within the "inner-circle" of ISC (not
to offend). Let's see what happens. 

I'd be more than curious to see what mods others have made XML-wise. 


> -----Original Message-----
> From: bind-users-bounce at isc.org 
> [mailto:bind-users-bounce at isc.org] On Behalf Of Bill Larson
> Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 8:23 PM
> To: bind-users at isc.org
> Subject: XML BIND Configuration
> Has anyone considered, or implemented, a configuration file 
> parser for BIND using XML?  If nothing else, an XML to 
> "named.conf" file translator would suffice.
> If feels like XML is the future for configuration files.  The 
> syntax for the BIND configuration is almost XML now, it's 
> hierarchical and well structured, so the changes should be 
> minimal. There are many good XML editors available, which 
> would make editing the configuration file easier.
> Just curious,
> Bill Larson

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