Re: [htdig3-dev] Current Status as of snapshot 3.2.0b1-020600

Subject: Re: [htdig3-dev] Current Status as of snapshot 3.2.0b1-020600
From: Vadim Chekan (
Date: Tue Feb 08 2000 - 00:50:47 PST wrote:
> > defunct attributes in maindocs shouldn't matter, and would be no more
> > confusing to users of old versions than the addition of new attributes.
> I think to remember that unknown attributes in the config file are silently
> accepted. For the attributes that disapear we should have a 'verify' function
> that barks when they are found in a config file or users will be very
> confused and have a hard time tracking errors down to the disapeared attribute.
> Does it make sense ?

I'm again with my preposition about more severe config parser.
All unknown options in cofig should generate error.
User-defined variables should be declared for example in follow way:
define: my_var1 my_var2
my_var1: /usr/local/www/htdoc
start_url: ${my_var1}/some_dir/

This also will prevent stupid typo.


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