Overview of exsting config (de)marshallers, more commonly referred to as parsers.
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promising feature list with nicer API but still weird sometimes
custom syntax similar to apache config
supports includes, xml-like nesting with <section-type name>, var definition, var reference, package path reference
options definition via custom xml language
xml language that maps to logging module setup
a bunch of prepared types https://zconfig.readthedocs.io/en/latest/standard-datatypes.html
kinda re-invents type system in terms of xml syntax
custom config syntax resembling python, supporting lists and dict.
not on pypi
last release: 2008-02
custom syntax resembling yaml, supporting lists, dicts, simple arithmetic expressions, file inclusion, option reference through '$' prefix, python references inside ``.
dict organization convention to pull classes objects directly from the config
supports read, write, recursive merge, merge with optparse result
reads into dict with keys accessible through attributes
last release: 2013-06
API looks promising but last released at 2007
Renamed from cfgparse to avoid confusion.
Compatible with configparser,
last release 2010
Dead website http://pythonpaste.org/initools/
last release: 2010-03
no docs, similar to configparser in stdlib
configurable behavior (case sensitivity, strictness, default section, etc)
custom syntax supporting namespaces, typing via hungarian notation, option reference, flow control, weird API