INN config file parsing infrastructure

Bill Davidsen davidsen at
Wed May 17 12:51:12 UTC 2000

On Thu, 4 May 2000, Fabien Tassin wrote:

> According to Bill Davidsen:
> > 
> > The use of the # comment character should be clearly defined.
> I really would like to discourage usage of non-semantic comments...
> I agree that such comments are very useful for people that manage their
> servers by hand but if you want to use a GUI (or Web based admin tools,
> a conf managers, etc.), comments will not survive between changes.

I would rather have a root canal than use a GUI interface instead of an
editor to edit a few lines in a text file. Not having comments so people
can use poorly written interfaces which can't cope is not the way we want
to go.

bill davidsen <davidsen at>
  CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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