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Re: Refactoring the tracker

On Tue, 04 May 2010 21:54:50 +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Michael Gilbert:
> > How about making use of a more standardized set of python features such
> > as dictionaries for the database, and possibly storing those to disk
> > using pickles
> The actual data is just 44 MB as an SQLite database, so this might
> work indeed.  I had planned to use smaller pickles stored in an SQLite
> database, but it seems that we can avoid that complexity.  There's
> also enough room for growth; soler is not *that* starved on RAM.
> > or yaml (via the python-yaml package)?
> YAML is evil.  Perhaps not in this context, but in general, it really
> is.

It's a tradeoff between manually editable/viewable plaintext files vs.
obscure binaryish pickles.  xml would be the other plainttext
alternative, but i think that is more evil.


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