Status updates for feature freeze
anderson at netsweng.com
Fri Aug 6 07:23:58 PDT 2004
On Fri, 6 Aug 2004, Kevin E Martin wrote:
> > > > A new section named "Extensions" was added to the configuration file:
> > > >
> > > > Section "Extensions"
> > > > Option "EXTENSION-NAME-1" "Enable"
> > > > Option "EXTENSION-NAME-2" "Disable"
> > > > EndSection
> > > >
> > > > Each Option line lists one extension and a value (either "enable" or
> > > > "disable"). The value is not case sensitive, but the name of the
> > > > extension is (just as with the command-line options).
> > >
> > > Why not use the standard boolean option semantics instead?
> > Anyone? :)
> We can make it anything that people want since these are just free form
> strings. I'll add "on"/"off" and "true"/"false" as synonyms for
> "enable"/"disable". Are there any others that people think should be
I think the original; question might havbe been should we be _not_
adding new words since there are already words in the vocabulary of the
config file that can be used. It seems like this might cause less
confusion to be more consistant.
Stuart R. Anderson anderson at netsweng.com
Network & Software Engineering http://www.netsweng.com/
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