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RE: [xml-dev] XML Database Decision Tree?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Champion, Mike [mailto:Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com]
> Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2001 11:57 AM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] XML Database Decision Tree?
> You're right.  Speaking generally, the native XML DBMS tend to be more
> flexible in handling data with no schema, or with evolving 
> schema, than
> solutions based on normalizing XML into RDBMS tables.  

But not all are as flexible as CLOBs, which was probably Leigh's point. Duh!
... But the downside of CLOBs is that they are generally not efficiently
searchable with XPath.