On 6/17/02 11:36 AM, "Christopher Browne" <cbbrowne / acm.org> wrote:

> If an SQL database is being used, then perhaps the _filesystem_
> doesn't have to get traversed, but that certainly doesn't eliminate
> the need to traverse the _database_.

But the difference is the difference between accessing *one* file and
accessing *every* file. That's tremendous.
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