On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 12:17:14PM +0100, Dale Dunlea wrote:
> > If its going to be that small, use a flat txt file or CSV for
> > the db. There is no point in putting mySQL as a requirment
> > for an application like this.
>> I've heard that said before, but frankly, I'd rather re-use the handy
> sorting and cross-referencing of the DB rather than roll my own
> (probably broken) implementation in a text file.
What is it that this program will do that it actually _needs_ a database
running? I know that if it were me looking at that program, I'd dismiss it
right away. Of course you can use a text file. What is it that you're storing?
I think you should consider re-visiting the program design.
-- Thomas Adam
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