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From (Ben Hyde)
Subject IfDefine
Date Tue, 16 Jun 1998 14:38:00 GMT

"A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little
statesmen and philosophers and divines." - Emerson

Brian in <> writes:
> I believe the configuration file syntax should avoid being procedural - you
> think config syntaxes are hard to debug now, just wait!  mod_perl and its
> A procedural configuration file would also become very difficult to
> represent in a GUI.  Anyone know of a good Visual Perl tool?  :)
> I think the config engine should be frozen for the rest of 1.3 to allow the
> GUI efforts to grow, and I think for 2.0 we should examine moving the
> config language to something like XML.

Months later ...
>>    *) Add <IfDefine>..</IfDefine> sections to the core module (with same
>This is going to be very useful in building a test suite; thanks Ralf.

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