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From: David MENTRE <david.mentre@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Looking for a configuration file library
Brian,

2005/9/27, brogoff <brogoff@speakeasy.net>:
>     I like the Lua-ML package used in C--. Lua is just about right as a
> configuration language, especially if you wish to do some computation in your
> config  file. It should satisfy your listed requirements.

I did not thought about this option but this is an interesting
suggestion. In the long term, I also want to add scripting
capabilities to my program so that might be done both at once.

>     On the minus side IMO (I hate to be negative about something free) it uses
> noweb, and is not up to date with the latest version of Lua. In particular,
> the  use of noweb is annoying, but with a bit of grunt work you can undo that.

I'm already using noweb for my program, so this is not an issue for me[1].

Yours,
d.

[1] Even if, in the long term, I want to remove noweb in order to use
a literate programing style relying on language source code, like
ocamldoc.