I hate new DUB config format

Jack Applegame via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Thu Nov 26 23:31:33 PST 2015

On Thursday, 26 November 2015 at 09:41:38 UTC, ponce wrote:
> On Thursday, 26 November 2015 at 09:04:27 UTC, Ilya Yaroshenko 
> wrote:
>> Single language, json based configuration engine is simpler 
>> for IDE development and configuration tools. For example, 
>> Sublime Text.This is very important to make language used by 
>> big amount of users.
>> Ilya
> Sublime Text configuration has no comments and this kind of 
> sucks compared to eg. a webserver key-value configuration file, 
> or sc.ini, so I'm not sure you chose the best example.

Sublime Text configuration has a lot of comments:

// Place your settings in the file 
"User/Preferences.sublime-settings", which
// overrides the settings in here.
// Settings may also be placed in file type specific options 
files, for
// example, in Packages/Python/Python.sublime-settings for python 
     // Sets the colors used within the text area
     "color_scheme": "Packages/Color Scheme - 

     // Note that the font_face and font_size are overridden in 
the platform
     // specific settings file, for example, "Preferences 
     // Because of this, setting them here will have no effect: 
you must set them
     // in your User File Preferences.
     "font_face": "",
     "font_size": 10,

     // Valid options are "no_bold", "no_italic", "no_antialias", 
     // "subpixel_antialias", "no_round" (OS X only), "gdi" 
(Windows only) and
     // "directwrite" (Windows only)
     "font_options": [],

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