[ABE.pm] Got any good data structures handy?
rjbs-perl-abe at lists.manxome.org
Fri Dec 10 22:17:02 CST 2004
* Faber Fedor <faber at linuxnj.com> [2004-12-10T21:47:28]
> Then I got to thinking about the data structure that needs to hold the
> title of each graph, the X and Y axes labels of each graph, the style
> for each graph, etc. I'm thinking of a hashref. You?
That certainly sounds reasonable. Hashes are really, really useful for
serving as generic catch-all "record" types.
> Then there's the matter of storing the data structure to disk. Should I
> put it into a MySQL DB? An XML file?
MySQL has administrative overhead. XML is a pain, in my experience. I
suggest SQLite (q.v. DBD::SQLite) or YAML (q.v. YAML.pm) or maybe
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