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SubjectRe: Yet another design for /proc. Or actually /kernel.
antirez wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 07:54:21PM -0500, David Ford wrote:
>
>>That doesn't solve anything if the data value includes ( or ). It just
>>avoids ' ' in the data value and adds complexity.
>>
>
> Wrong, exampel of () in data:
>
> ((data)(\(\)))
>
> About the complexity. It only "looks" complex. But from the
> machine point of view it's very simple to parse.
> Note that the strong advantage of this isn't the quoting,
> you can quote anyway in 1000 different ways. The advantage
> is that data is structured and parsing does not rely on
> spaces or newlines, but just on ().
> With this syntax you can express data as complex and structured
> as you want but the parsing is still simple.
>


You just changed spaces and newlines to ( and ) -- it doesn't really solve
anything unless you want three levels of nesting or more; in which case
you have *WAY* too much data in a single proc item.

-hpa


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