On Wed, 2 Apr 2003, Simon Vandemoortele wrote:

>
> Dear fellow ruby-enthusiasts,
>
> once again I come to you for guidance. I want to code my own address-book
> management program but could use your expertise with respect to the
> tools I should use to achieve this end. Concretely:
>
> 1 - What is a good file storage format ?

i would reccomend an embedded database such as sqlite or berkeley db, both of
which have interfaces on the raa.  sqlite would seem more attractive for
excuting searches...

-a

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