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I'm also wondering if Matts has any plans for something like DBD::XML::Indice. :)
Thanks for the link. With all due respect to Mr. Pascal, I think it's worth a shot to at least *try* and get it to work. If the folks who want to do this ultimately fall on their face, so be it. But their not going to simply take FP's word for it.
And who's to say that an XML database engine needs to be a universal solution for *all* data? When you need speed you use C (or Assembler). When you want flexibility and ease of Programming you use Perl, Python or Ru
I can't give you an example, though I'm not the person to ask. However, I could just as well argue that flat-text systems like BRS/Search [opentext.com] are more flexible and a helluva lot faster than any RDBMS, so why bother with RDBM systems at all?
Maybe people will find that in certain instances, the lack of flexibility will be overcome by their need for an XML-driven database. Or, maybe they'll just get a warm-fuzzy feeling by using an XML-driven database (po
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