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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-21 15:30:10

>>To me it is overkill to bring into two complex libraries like multi_index
>>serialize to handle a "simple" config file. By the way, is it even
>>possible to
>>have serialize work with textual files or does it always use a binary
>>If so, the combination of multi_index and serialize is disqualified for a
>>simple config file.
> Serialization can handle various formats, and is explicitely designed to
> be extensible. One of the formats is XML.
> However, Serialization does not handle arbitrary (simple) XML, AFAIK.

1. Why do you care?
What difference does it make what is the format of the permanent storage you
are uging for your configuration. You are not going to edit this manualy

2. If you insist you could always implement your own format SimpleXML
instead of reinventing the wheel.


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