[Bro-Dev] Configuration framework syntax proposal
jsiwek at illinois.edu
Thu Sep 21 07:57:31 PDT 2017
> I'm not sure how exposing something like "input.pcap.filter" is any different from exposing something like "Pcap::filter" from that standpoint. Maybe there's a larger discussion here around what the user experience should look like? I feel like two different things are being talked about now.
I’m thinking on the same lines.
> Directly using variable names in UI elements is not unheard of though, a lot of UI frameworks will do things like present a variable like user_name as "User Name" in the UI. This is usually a simple text transform like
>>>> s.replace("::", " - ").replace("_", " ").title()
> 'My Program - User Name’
Yeah, I’ve noticed this approach in other UIs as well.
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