Quote Originally Posted by Mario F. View Post
Assuming you are successful in achieving this, along with all the necessary strategies and routines that you will no doubt soon find yourself being forced to develop in order to speed data searching, manipulation and retrieval, I hope you realize you developed a database engine
Of course!

Actually I gave up on this idea right after I had it -- altho it may get used in the future, depending on the circumstance/material. I was just curious as to whether there was some opaque secret that made SQL popular, but I guess not -- it's just the obvious logic of it.