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[REBOL] Re: DBMS cart before the horse

From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 17-Jan-2002 22:12

Hello Gregg! On 15-Gen-02, you wrote: GI> Not to be a fuddy-duddy or anything, but we're talking about GI> a lot of implementation details and potential architectures, GI> and there are a variety of opinions from many different GI> viewpoints. The energy this topic has generated is terrific! GI> Thanks to Gabriele for starting it! I didn't really expect to start something like this. :) I just need a simple dbms, and I don't want to reinvent the weel. GI> that we lay out a small list of requirements for this DB so GI> we know what our target it. I think we should do a thing at a time. I want to focus on the low level data handling functions now, since that is the weak part of dbms.r... GI> because I, too, have many ideas for a database engine but GI> bringing them up would only derail the lines of thought even GI> further. As I said, I'm dreaming of something too (if you look inside dbms.r, you'll see I've also got a name for it, ADaStReS - Advanced Data Storage and Retrieval System) but I've got no time for it currently. GI> My top priority would be simplicity. If we can get a small That's my top priority too! Regards, Gabriele. -- Gabriele Santilli <[giesse--writeme--com]> - Amigan - REBOL programmer Amiga Group Italia sez. L'Aquila --