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Wed Jun 7 09:35:15 EDT 2006
At 9:17 AM -0400 7/6/06, Lawrence F. London, Jr. wrote:
>Making wiki-based interactive online resources available makes it easy
>to acquire quality data like this
>and its portable so can be accessed by your database.
Wikis generally store plain text.
Databases generally store highly structured data.
The two aren't easily interchangeable. So if you set up
a wiki to collect data you're going to have plain text.
It would be a nightmare of mythical proportions to
transform that text into structured data which can then
be analysed efficiently.
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