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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-27 05:14:39

Ihsan Ali Al Darhi wrote:
> > I have just uploaded my proposal for a boost library to address
> > saving and restoring of C++ objects. I refer to this as
> > serialization.
> I appreciate your efforts on such a topic. But I have a question. Why not
> use an object-database (Like ObjectStore, Orient, Forte, etc) to store the
> C++ objects?

I guess I can answer your question. Object database is too heavyweight
solution. If all I want is to pass map<string, map<string, SomeData> > from
one application to another, anything more complex than an extra include and a
small extra library is an overkill.

- Volodya

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