difference b/t dictionary{} and anydbm - they seem the same

Carsten Haese carsten at uniqsys.com
Tue Mar 11 15:01:34 CET 2008


On Tue, 2008-03-11 at 06:49 -0700, davidj411 wrote:
> anydbm and dictionary{} seem like they both have a single key and key
> value.
> Can't you put more information into a DBM file or link tables? I just
> don't see the benefit except for the persistent storage.

Persistent storage /is/ the benefit. If you want to store relational
data, you should use a relational database.

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Carsten Haese
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