[Tutor] [Metakit] Mk4py

Luis N tegmine at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 20:42:23 CEST 2005

On 8/4/05, Brian Kelley <fustigator at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yeah the spaces kill me as well sometimes, and then I think that the
> spaces are okay sometimes.
> The real issue is that a metakit column name can include any printable
> character except a comma ",".
> So, now you know :)
> Here is another gotcha for you.  Never, ever delete a column and then
> add a column with the same name and a different type.  This will drive
> you bananas, I guarantee.
> To safely do this, delete the column, write out the db to a new file.
> delete the database, repoen it and then add the new column.
> At some point I had an enhanced python metakit tutorial, but I just
> noticed that it was gone.  I'll dig it up and repost it on my new web
> site.
> Brian

Thanks for the warning, I had downloaded your tutorial in
http://www.equi4.com/pipermail/metakit/2003-March/001091.html , which
helped me get started, and is still relevant as I better understand


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