[Roadster] Status & Roadmap
koen at dominion.kabel.utwente.nl
Sat Sep 8 09:00:34 PDT 2007
> * New "database". I think using a general-purpose database like
> MySQL probably made it easier to get started, but I think its the
> wrong thing going forward long-term, (in terms of both storage
> requirements and performance). I don't know if any existing
> project has a good start on something appropriate yet.
> * Keep things light enough for a small, embedded device. The neo1973
> with integrated GPS looks _really_ interesting here, (especially
> if free-software drivers for the GPS appear).
You can tackle both things by having an sqlite3 backend. Ian mentioned that roadster
relies on 'full text index' which only mysql seem to have, but didn't raise any other
concerns, so supporting sqlite shouldn't be too hard.
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