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|From:||Vivek Khera||Date:||August 20 1999 6:49pm|
|Subject:||RE: Storing GIF's in MySQL|
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>>>>> "HL" == Howard Lin <howard.lin@stripped> writes: HL> My personal opinion on the original philosophical debate is that your HL> database is (usually) based on top of your file system. So, if you can go HL> from FILE SYSTEM -> HTTP OUTPUT, why put another layer to go from FILE HL> SYSTEM -> DB -> HTTP OUTPUT? I think someone mentioned that this way they HL> don't have to worry about opening/closing files, but then don't you have to Why not "fix" your database to understand HTTP requests and make it DB->HTTP OUTPUT and bypass an external web server altogether?