The Strengths and Weakness of Fedora/RHEL OS management

Horst von Brand vonbrand at
Mon Apr 3 17:05:56 UTC 2006

Florian La Roche <laroche at> wrote:
> > (oh, right semantics is not your problem, you don't even do typing/schemas
> > but I'm sorry 90% of unix conf woes are semantics only).

> I think this is pointing at a key item: apps apply too much semantics
> on how they read config settings. Maybe common ways could be worked out
> if bigger projects would cooperate on a common lib/infrastructure for
> this?

The whole idea of configuration /is/ to provide semantics.
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