String lengths in the SQL backend

Rolf Leggewie no2spam at
Tue Nov 18 03:54:10 EST 2008

Derek Atkins wrote:
> If you're loading all data all the time then the only benefit to the DB
> backend over the XML backend is save-on-commit.

For me, the biggest benefit is accessability of the data.  XML query
tools don't match their SQL counterparts even remotely.  I'd go as far
as saying that XML access to the data is a virtual impossibility.

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