[Lazarus] Package and project file format

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat Mar 3 12:11:19 CET 2018

On Sat, 3 Mar 2018, Graeme Geldenhuys via Lazarus wrote:

> On 2018-03-03 10:15, Michael Van Canneyt via Lazarus wrote:
>> Is it possible to get rid of the counts ?
>> Reason: if 2 people add files to a package/project, it always creates
>> conflicts when updating from the VCS. And if you're in bad luck, you 
>> need to change a lot of items.
> +1
> This has been a long standing annoyance for me too. XML, JSON etc don't 
> need count properties... That's relics from INI file formats.

Well, I originally wanted to propose switching to JSON, but I thought that
might be stretching the goodwill a bit too much...


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