Subject Re: [firebird-support] Firebird SQL extract to XML: Possible?
Author Michael Ludwig
Lester Caine schrieb am 22.03.2011 um 07:33 (+0000):

> I'm having to do something similar, but the actual 'demand' for XML
> has been diminishing since it is not the ideal mechanism in many
> cases. A simple CSV dump is much more readily handled cross database,
> and much of the data that I was being supplied as XML has dropped back
> to simple CSV formats.

I absolutely agree. XML is overkill for simple tabular data, and
inefficient for large volumes of data.

Michael Ludwig