Re: What is the logic of storing XML in a Database?

From: David Cressey <>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 09:03:50 GMT
Message-ID: <WhLOh.9309$fA2.5889_at_trndny02>

"Daniel" <> wrote in message
> On Mar 28, 2:52 pm, "Cimode" <> wrote:
> > I *perfectly* understand. I am trying to trigger some
> > thought by questionning with some people but I am failing miserably at
> > getting across the point of XML absurdity.
> Your case isn't convincing, though. Not many people would agree with
> you that CSV files provide a rich enough structure to serve as a
> replacement for XML.

It depends on what you are doing with XML. If you are using it as an intermediate file format in a table to table transfer of some kind, then CSV is simpler, equally effective, and more efficient. Received on Thu Mar 29 2007 - 11:03:50 CEST

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