Ask HN: What do you like to see in a configution file format?

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    I'm working on a home automation system anyone can set up for themselves with one central configuration file[1]. What do you like to see in a configuration file format?

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    Why would you want to build a new format over using an existing one?

    Is it a good idea to still force a single file once the configuration reaches some sufficiently large size?

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