Capabilities: RTF editing, Graphs, flat-file database - valentina
rjb at rz.uni-potsdam.de
Tue Jun 8 08:16:34 CDT 2004
>Simply on the basis that as a full-featured RDBMS it is a very complex
>bit of kit and vastly over-specified for this particular requirement.
>And Paradigma don't promote it as an embedded engine on their website:
>they focus on the speed. Paradigma themselves say that data corruption
>can occur if the host computer crashes:
>Crashing is a not-unusual occurrence on Windoze! An RDBMS designed for
>embedded use would use a technique such as journaling to self-recover
>from such a crash.
Paradigma does not promote Valentina as embedded product because the
use and thus "level of embedding" is dependent on the programming
environment: in many Valentina is used as a shared library (i.e. Rev)
or as a plugin (i.e. RB). It is truly embedded for people using C++.
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