From: Shay (
Date: 05/18/02

At 07:24 AM 5/18/2002 Saturday, you wrote:
>On Fri, 17 May 2002, Shay wrote:
>>At 05:42 PM 5/17/2002 Friday, you wrote:
>>>Text parsing can be really fast.  You might be surprised to know that a
>>>lex+yacc parser loads the CircleMUD world faster than the current db.c code
>>Why not fully switch to an actual database?  Say, MySQL?  I've done so in
>>my Java implementation of Circle and have found it to be quite fast.
>Because even if we wrote SQL support we'd need text files for those people
>who don't have or don't want to run an SQL server.

'Those' people don't deserve to be running a MUD!  :) j/k..  Sometimes I need to realize the blinders are back on, and take them off.  I will gracefully bow out of the sql debate.


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