[thelist] XML or a database?

John Corry webshot at members.evolt.org
Tue Jun 11 00:26:01 CDT 2002

> So far I've pretty much stuck to PHP/MySQL for handling data
> -- but I am wondering when I should get into XML.  What are
> the advantages and disavantages of both methods?

I got into XML when I started digging and realized it's the best option
for getting data to/from Flash.

Flash is the only application I go anywhere near XML for. When I was
trying to figure it out, I cursed...alot.

Experiment, you'll be *longing* for SQL in no time.


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