lexicon storage
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? Serafín posts: 37
, 農, Canada
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Are lexica on Annie stored as a string of tab- and newline-separated values? So, something similar to what you see when you export them. I'd find it relatively amusing if they are...
? Rhetorica Sleepless Scribe
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, Kelatetía: Dis, Major Belt 1
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No; as someone previously observed, each /?id=nnnn, /?page=xxxxx, or /xxxxx entry (be it a word, category, or even forum post) is a kept in a format similar to a wiki page, with a system of templates (e.g. Linear Post for forum posts) that style them to taste and perform various simple functional chores. The actual underlying database is MariaDB, the community-supported fork of MySQL.