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

From: David Cressey <cressey73_at_verizon.net>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 12:09:28 GMT
Message-ID: <Y%NOh.5256$Rp2.3464@trndny04>

"Bernard Peek" <bap_at_alpha.shrdlu.com> wrote in message news:slrnf0mpvo.pr6.bap_at_alpha.shrdlu.com...
> On 2007-03-28, JOG <jog_at_cs.nott.ac.uk> wrote:
> > On Mar 28, 11:07 pm, Bernard Peek <b..._at_alpha.shrdlu.com> wrote:
> >> I often describe myself as an engineer. I'm always looking for an
"elegant
> >> solution" too. But I'm basically in favour of XML because it rather
> >> elegantly solves some problems for me.
> >
> > I'm intrigued. What problems does XML solve that could not be adressed
> > in a more elegant way? I am yet to come across such a problem (and in
> > my relatively short time on google's green earth I have written a lot
> > of cod).
>
> The problems it solved for me aren't technical ones, they were business
> problems with existing CSV files and the business processes that created
and
> used them.

What business problems were those? Received on Thu Mar 29 2007 - 07:09:28 CDT

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