[rrd-developers] Re: Rrdtool thoughts

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.HET.NET
Thu Jun 6 23:33:41 MEST 2002

Michael T. Babcock wrote:

> What I'm trying to consider "out loud" below, is the direct representation
> of a current rrdtool graphing description in XML.  The other option (in my
> mind) is to move the 'defs' out of the way and describe them within the
> chart/label entries directly (like my previous XML file did).

Without claiming that I can do it:  wouldn't it be relatively easy
to write a conversion routine in rrd_graph.c that converts "old-style"
commands and options to xml?

Backward compatibility is then guarantied and if new stuff is only
supported through xml most users will convert fast enough :)

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