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Alec Warner schrieb:
>> It has been a proposal only ... :) As I thought that automatic parsing
>> of arbitrary textfiles is an ugly thing to do ... But if you like this
>> more *shrug* do it ^^
>> - - Nec
> And the alternative to parsing arbitrary text files is? Why do you
> think it's ugly?
It is ugly, because you have to write an (error prone) parser by
yourself instead of using a generic one (for XML, sexps or whatever).
And it is easier to format the file in a wrong way and thus leading to
sth unwanted ...
But I don't think, this discussion leads somewhere ... (sorry that I
brought that topic at all). In the end it's the decision of the poor guy
who has to do the work :)
- - Nec
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