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Old 12-10-2004, 04:33 PM   #1
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experiences with embedded mysql? XML instead of a database?


i'm trying to decide whether or not to use embedded mysql in my C program. the only advantage i can see is it eases installation hassle for people who don't have a mysql server installed.

does anyone have experience with embedded mysql? what do you see as the advantages/disadvantages?

also, i see a lot of commercial apps use XML instead of a database. i don't think XML will be sufficient for my needs, but what are your thoughts on this?
 
Old 12-10-2004, 07:00 PM   #2
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use XML instead of a database
XML is a markup language, database is a software app to store data. How do use use a language to replace a software app?
You got to store your data somehow right, even with XML?
 
Old 12-11-2004, 08:06 AM   #3
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How do use use a language to replace a software app?
http://www.rpbourret.com/xml/XMLAndD...isxmladatabase
 
  


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