On 3/28/06, Joe Desbonnet <jdesbonnet(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Leave aside implementation for the moment... a best practices
document (hell, just a Wiki page) on configuration file format would
go along way. Just a list of recommendations. Things like how to best
handle international characters. A list of common pit falls. A a few
config file styles that are considered good, and a few that are
examples of how not to do it.
Again this is not a discussion that should be happening inside the
scope of fedora.
Hint: google for configuration specification discussions that have
occured already in distribution and application neutral forums.
Hint 2: freedesktop and related mailinglists
Hint 3: D-Conf