[Dovecot] Comments in dovcot.conf files

John R. Dennison jrd at gerdesas.com
Sat Aug 12 23:01:23 EEST 2006

On Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 12:43:55PM -0700, Marc Perkel wrote:
> Suggestion for comments. Why not support this syntax for comments as 
> well as #
> /*
> comments
> comments
> */
> It will allow for neater looking config files.

	It's not a programming language, it's a config file.  Standard
	comment syntax is '#' (or ';' in the case of bind, which is an

	Given these 2 examples:



	# foo
	# bar
	# baz

	I personally feel that the latter is more clearly read and
	understood.  It also makes it much simpler to parse from a
	shell or perl or whatever.


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