[glideplan_swproj] Re: [glideplan_swproj] Re: Settings file format

  • From: Tomáš Zámečník <pulcik@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: glideplan_swproj@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2012 10:56:34 +0100 (CET)

I am fox xml too.
We will also have ini file. (But there is written only the path to data 
directory (where the settings file is stored))
T.

> ------------ Původní zpráva ------------
> Od: Bohdan Maslowski <bohdan.maslowski@xxxxxxxxx>
> Předmět: [glideplan_swproj] Re: Settings file format
> Datum: 21.1.2012 20:08:10
> ----------------------------------------
> Hi!
>
> I think xml is a better choice. Some arguments:
>
> - no need to write a parser
> - everyone knows the syntax
> - easy validation
>
> Users probably won't be editing the settings file directly anyway.
>
> Also, there is a third choice: ini files. But still, xml is better in case
> we need to save structured or binary data sometime.
>
> Bohdan
>
> On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 7:13 PM, Cestmir Houska <czestmyr@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > Hi everyone!
> >
> > I am about to start working on saving and loading the settings from a
> > file. The question on everyone is now:
> >
> > Which file format would you prefer for settings? XML or our own format?
> >
> > This problem might seem unimportant, but starts to gain significance
> > as soon as one wants to edit the settings via a text editor, which
> > might sometimes be useful. I personally am for our own format, because
> > XML can be often cumbersome and ugly.
> >
> > Cestmir
> >
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