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[Discuss] I Hate Ubuntu

David Kramer <david at> writes:

> 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.

Still not much fun if your language is bourne shell, which I'm going to
guess would be the most common choice for getting at this kind of file.

But it's good. There are systems going in either direction to suit
either of our preferences.

Mike Small
smallm at

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