[openbox] An idea for program name.
smoynes at nerdnest.org
Sat Aug 9 09:08:40 EDT 2003
* Peter Chiocchetti (pch at myzel.net) wrote:
> xml schema is flexible enough, for this. attached rc3.xsd,
> that encodes the current state of the config file (no
> checking of values or listing of possible values though, there
> may be other errors and omissions of tags/attributes too).
> most editors already support xsd (eg. morphon, xerlin).
> libxml has validation against in the latest release too.
> the problem I see with using a generic xml editor to edit
> config files is missing support for explanatory/help text. the
> name of an option often is too little a hint. its certainly
> not the way configuration of a wm is to be presented to the
> "end user", who only wants to change the theme or the number
> of desktops.
Okay, this is alright. We'll have to document all the config options
for a 3.0 release, so closer to that time we can get a complete xsd.
Scott Moynes http://www.icculus.org/openbox/
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