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Suggestions on mechanism or existing code - maintain persistence of file download history


>> I think that a database is /definitily/ overcomplicating stuff,
> Okay, sure... but you didn't say that.

I'm sorry ?   In my first reply I described a file-based approach and 
mentioned that the folder approach is a rather good one.  What do you think 
I ment there ?

> You said that a database could become corrupted.

Yes, I did.  Here:

IOW: Databases can be corrupted for pretty-much the same reason as for a 
simple datafile (but with much worse consequences).

Please do notice the part between the brackets.

> So what IS your line of argument?

To be frank, the fact that you think you should still ask baffles me.  I 
hope that the above clears it up though.

Rudy Wieser