Subject RE: [IBDI] Aliases (Re: Release version)
Author Tim Uckun
At 01:03 AM 10/12/2000 -0400, you wrote:
>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.

Yes I remember that. Personally I just don't see the need to change or add
aliases very often and I can't imagine a situation where changes to aliases
would be done so often that it would need some locking mechanism.
Tim Uckun
Mobile Intelligence Unit.
"There are some who call me TIM?"