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[Discuss] I Hate Ubuntu

Yes and no.? As a Software Engineer and as someone who loves automation, 
the move to files that are more easily parsed by software allows us to 
get closer to the linux mentality of making small components you glue 
together.? It also allows for pre-written libraries to be used to parse 
the file into data objects in the code.

At least it's not XML.

On 05/08/2018 04:32 PM, Mike Small wrote:
> Richard Pieri <richard.pieri at> writes:
>> And here is the rough equivalent for Netplan:
>> network:
>>    version 2:
>>    ethernets:
>>      enp0s31f6:
>>        addresses:
>>        -
>>        gateway4:
>>        nameservers:
>>          addresses:
>>          -
>>          search:
>>          -
> Excessive use of YAML and JSON seem one of the current maladies among
> developers. I'm starting to notice command line utilities with JSON
> output options too, e.g. lsblk.  Hmmm, well, maybe that would be handy
> to certain people who use certain languages, but it seems like bloat.
> OpenBSD remains quite usable. Can't beat them if the question is one of
> good design taste, IMO. At least I don't find myself constantly
> scratching my head wondering who had an issue with the old incarnation
> of a revamped (for the 2nd or 3rd time in some cases) subsystem there
> like I do with Linux. You won't find as many device drivers of
> course.

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