Flat file database

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Tue Dec 23 16:02:22 CET 2003


In article <UQRFb.115936$8y1.365571 at attbi_s52>,
Art Decco <please.dont at email.com> wrote:
>
>Is there any Python module designed to simplify the use of a plain text file
>as a flat file database?

Why do you want plain-text?  I've got a half-assed module for searching
a formatted plain-text database, but the whole point of it is that it
does *not* have a write/update interface -- it's designed to be
maintained with a text editor.  For your purpose, why not just pickle a
Python dict?
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