[ANN] If You Don't Need "Q", SDB Will Do.
rcozens at pon.net
Sun Dec 21 20:11:04 CST 2003
Serendipity Library Update 20031220 is now available for download at
This update includes the first release of the Client/Server version
of Serendipity Database--Binary (SDB) and the revolution_ipc group's
interprocess communication library, libIPC, to the Revolution
community at large.
SDB is a general-purpose, hierarchical database written entirely in
Transcript. It runs in single user or client/server mode with
identical syntax, and includes database administration & search
utilities. Serendipity Library is available without charge to all
Revolution & MetaCard developers, and is now 100% open source.
SDB databases support:
* Multiple record types
* Variable length records, fields, & keys
* Record access by
Exact or approximate key
Relative position (ie: first, next, previous, & last)
Record Id (db stack card Id)
Raw record number (db stack card number - 3)
* Update and retrieval of individual fields
* Record selection based on field contents.
SDB, like Serendipity Library in general, is multi-lingual and user
translatable. The Library currently ships with language support in
Dutch, English, French, German, & Spanish.
CCW, Serendipity Software Company
"And I, which was two fooles, do so grow three;
Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."
from "The Triple Foole" by John Donne (1572-1631)
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