[REBOL] Re: dbms3.r
From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 13-Jan-2002 19:42
On 13-Gen-02, you wrote:
PK> - next Rebol update should also introduce
PK> new port type, with ability to perform seek upon direct
PK> opened port, maybe you would want to wait for this one?
I've been waiting, but now I need it so I'll go with it and
improve in the future.
PK> The problem with native Rebol dbms is - robustness and
PK> stability - locking, several processes working with one db at
That's not my goal. I'll use MySQL when I'll need these features;
but if I'm writing something like an address book, but complicated
enough to require a relational db, I want to use something like
PK> library, so really small, available currently for many
Really small? Compared to dbms.r? ;-)
PK> platforms. Maybe we could adopt that one? It features the
PK> same interface as full mySQL version ...
Too much complexity. Let's stay simple!
PK> PS: of course I don't want you to leave your current thoughts
PK> and work, just a suggestion to look at external solution not
PK> necessarily reinventing the wheel ...
I still think a small REBOL dbms can be useful. I've been using
MySQL a lot, and I'm not going to abandon it... but it's not
always the best solution IMHO.
Gabriele Santilli <[giesse--writeme--com]> - Amigan - REBOL programmer
Amiga Group Italia sez. L'Aquila -- http://www.amyresource.it/AGI/