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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 12:11:55 GMT
Message-ID: <f2OOh.3470$E46.803@trndny09>

"David Cressey" <cressey73_at_verizon.net> wrote in message news:WhLOh.9309$fA2.5889_at_trndny02...
>
> "Daniel" <danielaparker_at_gmail.com> wrote in message
> news:1175113798.858204.262990_at_n59g2000hsh.googlegroups.com...
> > On Mar 28, 2:52 pm, "Cimode" <cim..._at_hotmail.com> 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.
>
>

I just read another response, where JOG used the term "transport layer". If I understand the term right, that's a better way of saying what I was driving at in the above.

> 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 - 07:11:55 CDT

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