PA wrote:
> 
> On Mar 02, 2005, at 18:28, Hal Fulton wrote:
> 
>>> What about good, old gdbm or such? It's as simple and trivial as it 
>>> gets.
>>
>>
>> I'm not certain it meets requirements (5) and (6).
> 
> 
> 5. Available cross-platform
> 
> http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/gdbm.htm

It runs on Windows if you install it. It doesn't come
with Ruby. I guess that's (1) though.

> 6. Database files are readable cross-platform
> 
> It should, shouldn't it? :P

I'd like to think so. But I've found that DBM files
created on one Linux system can't (necessarily) be
read on another. For gdbm, I don't know.


Hal