In-reply-to » @lyse flawed is the right word, no harsh at all. Good reading, and thanks for supporting the possibility of convincing @prologic to switch to a database! :-D :-P

Anyway, even if I did, which I’m sure I did, it wasn’t intention to say that I hate all SQL database outright, but rather my inner rage in this case comes from developers far too often reaching for that shiny *SQL database (doesn’t really matter what it is), only to discover when you go looking under the covers at the source code and what data is being stored, accessed and manipulated, it could. have been done with a simple embedded KV store or even a SQLite database. But no, instead, you have to worry about this extra component 🤦‍♂️

As a big proponent of self-hosting, I find this an anti-pattern.

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