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[REBOL] Re: [ANN] RebDB v1.1

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 20-Feb-2004 10:33

Graham Chiu napsal(a):
>Petr Krenzelok wrote.. apparently on 20-Feb-2004/9:10:58+1:00 > >>my friend looked for small DB, your solutions would be good for him, but >>the app is supposed to run on old notebook with only 16MB RAM. Is there >> >> > >try dbase ... >
do you mean Konstantin's dybase? It requires library component IIRC. But that is not a much of a problem. I also remember Jeff producing link to .... was it BerkeleyDB? The problem as I see it is - the set-up and deployment cost. E.g. mySQL maybe overhead, but it accepts SQL syntax, so switching to another DB may not influence your scripts so much, even if there will surely be some work required. I think that Rebol badly misses its small, native db format, which would become standard for those, who don't want/can't use in-memory storage and IOS-like one-record-per file storage is either not an option. I think RebDB could be the answer, if open/skip would be fixed, but that is another story. In the time being, I would stick with "standard" - mySQL and would not support proprietary aproach/syntax, unless thinking of such solution as being standard and long-term ... PS: I have nothing against existance of various options, though ... -pekr-