Thank you very much!!, I'm looking now to rebuild my program in python, =

unfortunately there are no perl bindings for metakit.


El Lunes, 30 de Enero de 2006 00:45, Sashmit Bhaduri escribi=F3:
> On 1/29/06, Francisco wrote:
> > HI, I post this question here because I think it was a development
> > decision, but maybe it's wrong, please suggest where I should ask this.

>
> You might try the akregator IRC channel. irc.kde.org channel #akregator
>
> But I will try to answer your questions (i'm not an active developer
> of akregator
> anymore)
>
> > * Why did they choose to store the feeds in a binary format (.mk4 file)
> > instead of the convenient (for me at least) XML files?

>
> 1. speed
> 2. memory usage
>
> > * I've read some time ago that some people were concerned about this ki=

nd
> > of things in kde, I mean the tendency to use use cryptic binary files
> > instead of the friendly user readable text files for configurations and
> > information storage. What do you think about it?

>
> It's actually a metakit database file
>
> metakit is a lightweight database storage engine
>
> see: http://www.equi4.com/metakit.html
>
> > * Last but not least, do you know any easy workaround to my problem?, a=

ny
> > easy way to decode these files to be able to parse with a script?

>
> if you use perl or python, sure.. there are metakit interfaces for that.
>
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