> that's damn fast: it runs at nearly the exact same speed on my windows box too.
> btw, dbm will in fact be backed by bdb on any newish *nix dist, and ndbm for
> the windows one-click installer - either way though, you get it in the standard
> lib and, even if you decide to marshal objects it's still extremely fast, easy
> to use, and disk based.

I didn't realize ruby dbm was supported on windows.  I'll have to
throw a dbm storage together and see how it does.

Chris