[Python-Dev] Re: New bugtracker project

Aahz aahz@pythoncraft.com
Thu, 23 May 2002 01:54:03 -0400

On Thu, May 23, 2002, Richard Jones wrote:
> That's correct. Roundup's hyperdb is a relational layer over
> anydbm-alikes.  The intent was to make it available to people who
> don't/can't want/have an SQL database. Putting a real SQL database in
> the backend doesn't actually gain much - the journals will be stored
> much more intelligently, but for the most part, it'll be a lot of
> effort for little gain. Most of the table joining that you need to do
> is already done automatically by the hyperdb.

So you're claiming that any reports I'd want to create already exist in
Roundup?  That's the main reason for wanting a SQL backend.
Aahz (aahz@pythoncraft.com)           <*>         http://www.pythoncraft.com/

"In the end, outside of spy agencies, people are far too trusting and
willing to help."  --Ira Winkler