On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 4:35 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl@stripped>wrote:
> Am 19.11.2012 01:27, schrieb Tianyin Xu:
> > I'm not saying the file names but the configuration directives.
> > At least for most servers I have managed so far,
> > all the configuration directives are case insensitive. Examples?
> > Apache httpd, OpenLDAP, Squid, etc.
> > That's why I'm curious. (Yes, please tell me there's no other
> case-insensitive software)
> i never would came to the idea write options
> not EXACTLY like they are in the documentation
Sometimes people are not aware of their mistakes, otherwise they won't make
mistakes. People are different. You cannot assume all your users are the
same as you.
> > I'm glad most MySQL folks are not like you. I'm happy to see "M" and "m"
> > to the same thing, and "K" and "k" also.
> if you work exactly and careful it does not matter
> if not do not maintain a server at all
You are saying as long as admins are careful, there's no misconfiguration?
But why misconfigurations are so pervasive? Simply because the admins are
not careful enough?
> > If you wanna everyone follow your binary-by-binary rule, nobody gonna
> use your stuff
> enough people are using my stuff outside the mysql world
> and the all are able to enter things like they are in the
> documentation, and i am speaking about noobs, not admins
I apologize for my lack of respect. I don't know what's your stuff, but I
guess they'll be more popular if you make them more friendly.
> > because if this is a problem for you maybe you have the wrong job
> > I don't think it's wrong to make your software as friend as possible
> if you are a server admin you have to be careful what
> you type or you are doing the wrong job
> sever software does not need to be friendly
> it does not need to think what you mean
> you have to excactly specify what you mean
This does not make sense. Taking MySQL as an example, as server software,
it's used everywhere by millions of users. Most of them are not admins or
> sounds liek you are a windows guy
1. I really don't think windows guy or linux guy matters. After all, MySQL
has windows versions.
2. Unfortunately, I'm not a windows guy.
> try "LS", "DF" or whatever on a unix terminal
> you will get error messages as response
> Thanks! I use them regularly.