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Re: System-wide config file for Windows

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-04-14 20:05:45 CEST

Jeff Hinrichs wrote:

>Steve Williams said:
>>On my W2K system it is C:\Documents and Settings\williams\Application
>>On W2K and XP, the "Documents and Settings" is a system folder in the
>>system partition. Under this folder is a sub-folder for each user
>>account on the machine.
>>What would XML give you in this case that INI cannot? Using XML would
>>be overkill for such a simple file.
>"Becuase XML makes it better!" (tm)
>Didn't you know that if you change your ini to xml the marketing fairy
>will leave a quarter under your pillow and add another item to the bullet
>list for your glossy brochure.<g>
Right. Good jub SVN is an open source project, otherwise our config
files would be in XML, users would edit them, and wed get about 100
reports a day about "XML parsing error when I try to run any Subversion

Thanks but no thanks.

-- Brane

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