On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 14:24 -0800, Shane Stixrud wrote:
On Tue, 28 Mar 2006, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> whether or not elektra is the right solution will be decided by
> whether or not individual upstream software projects start working
> towards integrating support for elektra as their default configuration
This reasoning is flawed and I think it illustrates an example of where
our Darwinist Meritocracy has difficultly dealing with problems that are
global and counter to our evolutionary path. Tell me, what motivators
exist for any project or even groups of projects to adapt a
non-standard 3rd parties configuration schema??
Writing configuration files and configuration file parsers is boring,
frustrating, error-prone work. If elektra is the right solution we
should see new projects embracing it. After that happens, you'll start
seeing buyin from the established projects.
How to get more new projects to use it? More language bindings would