I hate new DUB config format
Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d
digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Wed Nov 25 12:19:48 PST 2015
On Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 20:08:13 UTC, Walter Bright
> And the cost of inventing a new file format just grew by
> another order of magnitude.
> I should add "need a special gui editing tool" to my list of
> reasons not to invent another file format.
The benefits of a gui are separate from the physical file format.
It helps you get the semantics right primarily, secondarily it
helps you navigate the ecosystem (the code.dlang.org website does
this too). Only tertiary does it makes the file format
irrelevant, but the main goal of them is to guide you through the
process of creating a valid configuration that makes sense for
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