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Tue Oct 22 14:08:01 CDT 2002
Ken Norris (dialup) wrote:
> on 10/22/02 9:05 AM, Dar Scott at dsc at swcp.com wrote:
>> On Tuesday, October 22, 2002, at 09:18 AM, Terry Vogelaar wrote:
>>> I could make a comma delimited
>>> field with 31142 lines, a stack with 31142 cards or a database with 31142
>> Is there a particular reason why arrays are not on your list? Does this
>> mean you have no field (combination) that is unique? Are there operations
>> you need that arrays can't do well?
>> I'm not really advocating arrays. I'm too green to do that. It's just I
>> wouldn't have thrown out arrays as candidates.
> Arrays would work for indexing or searching, but not for storage. When you
> close, variable contents are not saved.
You can save them as properties in an object.
One more reason I love using stack files for data storage.
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