database design

Michael L Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Thu Jun 9 13:57:31 MDT 2005


On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 12:53 -0600, Daniel C. wrote:
> So... if you're not going to use an SQL database, what options do you
> have?  Other than XML.  I think using XML as a "database" is a really
> bad idea.

Agreed.  We have no ideal database representation available today, at
least outside of research laboratories.  Flawed as SQL is, it is the
best database tool we have available.  It is simply important to
recognize the flaws in SQL.

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> Dan
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