> To store or send component data I use XML format. > XML-text is written without the help of a third party component > however > for parsing I use Stefan Heymann's TXmlScanner/TXmlParser > http://www.destructor.de. It appears to be the freeware solution with > less overhead. Should I better avoid use of XML and/or third party > components?
I don't see any reason not to use other components, provided they have source code, no point in trying to redevelop something that works. > Are there alternatives? Some people may prefer to use a database to store user information. Ideally the component would be data storage independent, calling functions to create a user, check a user, etc, where those functions can be overloaded with XML, registry, SQL, INI files, or whatever a user prefers. I'll contribute the SQL version <g> Angus -- To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list please goto http://www.elists.org/mailman/listinfo/twsocket Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be