MetaKit for python (Mk4py) on Macintosh ... no way :(
claird at starbase.neosoft.com
Mon Feb 28 08:02:32 EST 2000
In article <arnaud-CCBFEA.09212828022000 at news.wanadoo.fr>,
Arnaud Fontaine <arnaud at crao.net> wrote:
>Hi all !
>Maybe u know about MetaKit, a way to store objects using a relational
>model in tcl, C++, python, etc ...
For some people, MetaKit's model specifically is
*not* the relational one. My guess is that
you're simply focusing attention on a particular
aspect of "relationalness". While you certainly
have that freedom, progress in the domain of
small/embedded/... data managers is sufficiently
rapid that you're probably going to need to give
more details before readers conclude, "Ah!
*That*'s his point."
>It's not all that good (not a real strong multi-users ORDBMS) but, in
>some cases, it's really nice and provides features I haven't found yet
>in the various python way to persistence.
>Fine ... if I was able to use it with python on my Mac :(
about Python and
the MacOS, and
not specific to
>PS: And if u know anything similar (means using a relational model) to
>store objects ... please tell me !
While my current connections to the MacOS world
are tenuous, I believe there are a growing mul-
titude of possibilities. It'll help to specify
your interest more precisely; I don't think there
are cheap answers in this domain. Do you care
about multi-user operation? What do you mean by
object-relational? What are your scale and
performance requirements? In what way does Gad-
fly, for example, not meet your needs (assuming
that the versioning situation blocks you from
If you're lucky, Gordon will jump in and shine
light all around.
Cameron Laird <claird at NeoSoft.com>
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