sbotsford at sjsa.ab.ca
Thu Apr 13 19:19:04 CEST 2006
Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> sbotsford wrote:
>> Question: for the developers:
>> 1. What determines whether a piece of information is embedded as an
>> attribute or as a separate tag. Eg: Check has 3 attributes, but
>> install has only command.
> It's up to you, as a system administrator, to determine how many checks
> you have and how many install commands you use (you can have more than
> one install command - see "silent installers" in the wiki for examples).
Hmm. Didn't make myself clear. This is not a question on how to do
something, but one of why it is done in a particular way.
Let me try again.
The package tag has 5 attributes, each which can take a value.
The install tag has the command attribute, and an additional tag,
exit. Why is exit a separate tag, instead of being an attribute of
More generally, what is the reason to encode data as an attribute
instead of a tag?
Sherwood Botsford sbotsford at sjsa.ab.ca
St. John's School of Alberta 780-848-2881 Ext 134
RR - 5, Stony Plain, Alberta, T7Z 1X5
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