If you were starting a project with XML datasource using python

flebber flebber.crue at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 19:24:25 CET 2015


> 
> >If you were starting a project, it relied on XML as its datasource what would you use and why? And have you used it or just speculating?
> >
> 	If I were starting a project, I'd argue furiously that XML is NOT
> something that should be used for dynamic data storage (the original GRAMPS
> not withstanding -- I see it now uses BSDdb). It may be a useful
> representation for transferring/transforming data, but not for
> persistance/updates.
> 
> 	If used for data transfer, the schema should be well thought out to
> facilitate updates to the long-term storage format.

So you would convert it to json so it can then be stored? 

Note I don't control the XML at all that is a separate organisation I just have to deal with it?

Sayth



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