I hate new DUB config format

rsw0x via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Fri Nov 27 10:31:17 PST 2015

On Friday, 27 November 2015 at 18:27:57 UTC, Chris wrote:
> On Friday, 27 November 2015 at 18:11:34 UTC, Ola Fosheim 
> Grøstad wrote:
>> On Friday, 27 November 2015 at 17:51:40 UTC, Chris wrote:
>>> DUB works out of the box. dub init myproject.
>> Wasn't smack-talking DUB. Just pointing out that any type of 
>> modification of a config file is a turnoff for a newbie, no 
>> matter what format it is in.
>> (and for me and many others JSON would be a massive turn-off)
> But JSON is widely used and chances are that people are already 
> familiar with it. If not, it's easy to learn, there are loads 
> of resources. 3rd party tools can easily parse it. And hey, 
> it's not that bad. XML is a lot worse as regards human 
> readability. However, I will for the life of me never 
> understand why comments were not included.

json is not a configuration file format

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