LO /  Firebird DB Integration

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel at mamane.lu
Wed Jun 26 04:59:23 PDT 2013

On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 07:02:37PM +0100, Andrzej J. R. Hunt wrote:
> On 24/06/13 20:38, Jean-Pierre Ledure wrote:

>>> I do not see any improvement with having to bundle hsqldb
>>> vs. having to bundle firebird.

>> If Firebird becomes the default database in Base, it will not be a
>> matter of bundling either HSQLDB or Firebird, but of bundling
>> _both_ !  Otherwise what about existing legacy databases ?

> Not exactly: the plan would be to eventually have a parser that can
> import an HSQLDB database, meaning HSQLDB itself can still be
> binned.

HSQLDB can be binned... in a distant future. Short-term, not
realistic, mainly for descending compatibility reasons.


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