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Subject: Re: [boost] Library for configuration file parsing
From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-02 09:58:16

> On 02.12.2010 16:08, Giorgio Zoppi wrote:
> > Why don't use boost::spirit?
> Hello Giorgio!
> As I said, one thing what library can do, and another thing - what it is
> intended for. Destination of Boost.Spirit, as it is written in the
> documentation: "LL parser framework represents parsers directly as EBNF
> grammars in inlined C++". Destination of my Configurator: "easy and
> flexible work with configuration files". My library designed ONLY for this
> task and nothing more, because I adhere to the principle of "one task -
> one library".Even a C++-novice can use my library within 3 minutes after
> downloading, because it has a very simple interface, but it lets to work
> with files on the level of complexity comparable to httpd.conf.
> My target - useful features on the one hand and maximum simplicity of
> usage on the other.

Sorry, but this does not answer the OP's question.
All of your stated goals could be achieved by using Spirit underneath as the
parser engine for your config file format, no?

Regards Hartmut

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