[cgi-wiki-dev] Flat-file backend

Dominic Hargreaves dom at earth.li
Mon Feb 6 08:26:14 GMT 2012

On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 06:04:59AM +0000, Ryan Jendoubi wrote:
> On 05/02/12 17:38, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> >Hmm, I'm not too familiar with Lucy, but it looks like quite a
> >heavyweight solution for this. Would a simple serialisation
> >interface like JSON or YAML be better?
> Possibly. My attraction to Lucy was more its (semi-standard
> Lucene-style) keyword /indexing/ rather than being a simple metadata
> store.
> You're right though, a JSON file would be much more "consumable".
> I'll check later whether there are standard modules for searching /
> indexing JSON.

Hrm, although this does raise the point that W::T does rely on some
quite complex metadata queries; performance on a collection of JSON/YAML
will suck for that, so that's probably not as good an idea after all.

I can't help saying 'sqlite' at this point...

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