Subject RE: [IBDI] Aliases (Re: Release version)
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
If we are to re-raise this issue, I think we would be better going to
One point against plain files was done by Jim: text files lack granularity:
how easy is to change one line without affecting the ones? In the registry,
calls are atomic. With plain files, you leave to the DBA the responsability
to avoid concurrent changes. If this is acceptable, then probably plain
files are acceptable.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Uckun [mailto:tim@...]
> Sent: MiƩrcoles 11 de Octubre de 2000 11:54
> At 10:56 AM 10/11/00 -0400, you wrote:
> >Ann,
> >
> >No, _please_, no... not the registry...
> When this discussion was first taking place I sent this email to the list
> in case you missed it here are my reasons for using a plain text file
> instead of the registry. At the time I wrote this list I missed the most
> obvious reason which is cross platform compatibility.
> Just my $.02.