Great idea... I'm glad you posted this!

However I think there'd be contention within the "inner-circle" of ISC (not
to offend). Let's see what happens.

I'd be more than curious to see what mods others have made XML-wise.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of Bill Larson
> Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 8:23 PM
> To:
> Subject: XML BIND Configuration
> Has anyone considered, or implemented, a configuration file
> parser for BIND using XML? If nothing else, an XML to
> "named.conf" file translator would suffice.
> If feels like XML is the future for configuration files. The
> syntax for the BIND configuration is almost XML now, it's
> hierarchical and well structured, so the changes should be
> minimal. There are many good XML editors available, which
> would make editing the configuration file easier.
> Just curious,
> Bill Larson