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Consider renaming metadata.json to config.json #493

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simonw opened this issue May 29, 2019 · 1 comment
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Consider renaming metadata.json to config.json #493

simonw opened this issue May 29, 2019 · 1 comment

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@simonw simonw commented May 29, 2019

It is increasingly being useful configuration options, when it started out as purely metadata.

Could cause confusion with the --config mechanism though - maybe that should be called "settings" instead?

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@simonw simonw commented Dec 16, 2019

This is particularly relevant as plugins increasingly use metadata.json for their plugin configuration: https://datasette.readthedocs.io/en/0.32/plugins.html#plugin-configuration

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