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Is it possible to make a yahoo-like site without MySQL or any other db, but plain text? Something like Links 2.0 in Perl.

Feb 18th, 2008 00:03
dman, Dave Kingdon, Gabriel Rivera, http://www.ttnr.org

Yup.  As long as you have any sort of hierarchical reliable data file, 
you can do whatever you want with it (though binary files will need 
You could even make a page that stored its information in a GIF file if 
you wanted.  It's just all in the logic :)
You can do it using files but it won't be resource efficient and not
advisable from efficiency point of view.