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[REBOL] Re: dbms3.r 01

From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 14-Jan-2002 22:00

Hello Romano! On 14-Gen-02, you wrote: RT> 1) I like to have a function to update the db. Until the RT> funtions call all the changes should resides in memory or in RT> a temp file. I didn't want to use any cache in dbms.r to minimize data loss on crashes. Maybe we could use memory tables in dbms3.r for something like that. RT> 2) I do not like to use a dir for a db. Neither to use a dir RT> name for a db name. My preference is for basename. Yes... when I started it i thought: "well, let's start with a simple file stucture, and extend later". (I wanted it for a mailer, so not much rows per table.) I never got around to extend it... I'll do it now with version 3. :) RT> 3) I should like a RT> db-select dbname none It's equivalent to: load dbname/index RT> 4) I do not like 1 record 1 file: on Windows cluster are of RT> 32-64kb (what a beatiful thing!) but i know changing this is RT> your actual first target. Indeed, same reason. RT> 5) Do you keep in memory Columns and indexes? Nope, that was one of the things "I'll do it later"... :) Regards, Gabriele. -- Gabriele Santilli <[giesse--writeme--com]> - Amigan - REBOL programmer Amiga Group Italia sez. L'Aquila --