Pierre-François Gomez <pf.gomez@...> said:
> At Thu, 20 Nov 2003 13:30:29 +0100,
> dams@... wrote:
>> available. So the good choici would be imho python. Now for the gui, you can
>> use gtk2, it's a good choice for me, but qt is also perfect for the job.
> I mostly agree with you, but about the gui, i'd like to add something that imho
> should be taken into consideration.
> Many users are using the shell but still want a nice UI. For example, i'm using
> my gentoo box remotely most of the time (from my office workstation...), but i
> really appreciate using Wanderlust for my mails : though i'm using it from a
> secure shell, i still have a nice text-UI...
> I know it's extra-work, and that it may not come at first, but could room be
> made to allow someone (or maybe yourself) to easily add a text-UI at a later
> stage ? Something like a core/ui architecture ?
I like gtk especially for this extension project called Cursed Gtk. You have
nothing to change, only load a different library at runtime, and your
application runs in ncurses :)
>> I'm strongly against asking the user to install (and configure) a postgresql db
>> on his system.
> So i am : imho, it really is too "overkill" a dependancy.
> I don't have many knowledge concerning data management, but wouldn't berkdb be
> a good choice, too ?
berkdb cannot do sql, so you have very less power. But it's faster. sqlite does
worth the look, it's the ideal compromise between speed and powerfull (it
supports 95% sql)
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