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Ways of creating a global item array

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I was just thinking ahead for my program, and I was wondering which one would be better? Is it better to compile all the item values into the program then to create data files within a bin type file? I'm sure compiling them would be more secure, but is there way to make item values in a file as secure? [edited by - PumpkinPieman on October 8, 2003 3:18:00 PM]

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You have to ask yourself, just how much does security matter? It''s obviously preferable to write the data into a separate file so that you don''t have to recompile every time you want to change it, so that''s one big plus for external resources. The thing is, if someone ever really wanted to see/use/edit this data, it would be a breeze even if it were compiled into the source if you don''t use any encryption.

My verdict: don''t bother.

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