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From "Hannes H. (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CONFIGURATION-574) Case-insensitive representation of INI files
Date Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:50:15 GMT


Hannes H. commented on CONFIGURATION-574:

As far as I know INI files do not have an official specification whatsoever, however I realized
that many applications do not differ between, for example, 'key = foo' and 'KeY = foo', and
the same goes for the section identifiers.

I do not ask for a general change of the behavior of the INI parser but a switch would be

> Case-insensitive representation of INI files
> --------------------------------------------
>                 Key: CONFIGURATION-574
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons Configuration
>          Issue Type: Wish
>            Reporter: Hannes H.
>            Priority: Trivial
> In my current project I need to parse INI files and I was glad to find that the commons
as well contain a project for this.
> Unfortunately it took me ages to figure that they keys apparently are treated case-sensitive.
Since most of the applications treat the keys of INI files case-insensitive it would be great
to be able to tell the HierarchicalINIConfiguration as well to do so.

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