memory databases fail in Windows

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 17:06:39 EDT 2018


Yes please!

###I hear ya'.  I find myself tempted way more than I have time for to
write an xquery-like library for working with arrays.  We could sure use
one.###



On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 2:12 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Bob Sneidar wrote:
>
> >> On Apr 3, 2018, at 11:38 , Richard Gaskin wrote:
> >>
> >> What is the goal?
> >>
> >> Arrays and memory-based SQLite are both in-memory stores with hashed
> >> access.  I'm guessing there's something more to this use-case than my
> >> limited thinking currently grasps.
> >
> > You would be correct. :-)
> >
> > I posted a little while ago that I wrote some code to gather certain
> > properties of all the objects on a card into an array. Converting that
> > array into a memory database allows me to find all the objects that
> > are for example, visible and groups and then get the top, left, bottom
> > and right of each of these objects (because I passed those in a list
> > to the thing that generates the array).
> >
> > Essentially it's for finding things in an array. You might say I could
> > do the same thing by iterating through all the elements of an array,
> > but what if I wanted to do multiple queries? It's easier for me to
> > write SQL queries than it is to code repeat loops.
>
> I hear ya'.  I find myself tempted way more than I have time for to write
> an xquery-like library for working with arrays.  We could sure use one.
>
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