[RFC] Ini parser

Jesse Phillips jessekphillips+D at gmail.com
Wed Feb 29 05:06:57 PST 2012

On Sunday, 26 February 2012 at 15:56:50 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> Just a quick follow up on:
> https://github.com/D-Programming-Language/phobos/pull/449
> I wasn't aware that .ini was deprecated by Microsoft. What's 
> their
> touted replacement for it?


> Also, I know that there are applications out there that use the 
> .ini
> format, even though they aren't specific to Windows. To choose 
> a random
> example, the Opera web browser (I use the Linux version, and 
> its config
> file is in .ini format).

Yep, I can not say it is Windows specific either. It may not be a 
format recommended, but nor is csv. ini files allow for nice key 
value pairs, like many conf files in linux.

> Another example is git.
> So I think this might be something useful to have in Phobos. 
> Just my
> $0.02.


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