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I shan’t say much here, because personally I don’t understand the point in using XML for plain ole tabular data either. I do see where XML is great when your data is deeply structured, and you’re dealing with arbitrary element trees. Then XML is great. But for tabular data? Storage in a ralational database and transport via CSV with column headers fill my needs quite nicely. All else is just buzzword hype, I feel. “Ooooh look ma’, XML!!”

Makeshifts last the longest.


In reply to Re: XML for databases?!?! Is it just me or is the rest of the world nutz? by Aristotle
in thread XML for databases?!?! Is it just me or is the rest of the world nutz? by S_Shrum

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