Example, thoughs?

Mark Ellis mark.uzumati at virgin.net
Wed Mar 20 02:24:29 PST 2002


On 2002.03.19 16:55 Neven Has wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2002 at 02:23:02PM +0000, Mark Ellis wrote:
> > > What if we used empty tags like <archive />,
> > > <force /> and so forth?
> >
> > This idea is interesting, i think i could grow to like this, anyone
> > else have an opinion ? An alternative might be to set attributes
> with
> > values of 1 ?
> 
> Well, I would vote for the way it is now.
> 
> "archive" and "force" are the options, so adding new elements for
> every
> new one is just too much IMO.
> 

Good point, hadn't thought that through, better the way we have it now.

> Attributes are much closer to the option "representation", but we
> would
> still somehow waste them - the value would be irrelevant.
> 
> Adding "options" attribute with the values like "force" and "archive"
> is another possibility too.
> 

Probably unnecessary and maybe not as neat, lets stick with what we 
have.

> > > http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~highos/directory_structure.xml
> >
> > What was this showing ? I only get a 404.
> 
> This:
> 
> > > Is an example of my idea of just letting mkdir have no arguments.
> 
> :)
> 
> It seems I removed the file, Jesse could send it to you.
> 

Ask a silly question.....  :)

Just curious really, i'll probably survive without it :)

Mark
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