[REBOL] Re: DBMS cart before the horse
From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 17-Jan-2002 22:12
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
GI> because I, too, have many ideas for a database engine but
GI> bringing them up would only derail the lines of thought even
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
GI> My top priority would be simplicity. If we can get a small
That's my top priority too!
Gabriele Santilli <[giesse--writeme--com]> - Amigan - REBOL programmer
Amiga Group Italia sez. L'Aquila -- http://www.amyresource.it/AGI/