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Re: repository db neutrality?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-20 23:06:17 CEST

On Tue, 2004-07-20 at 16:03, JS.staff wrote:
> Newbie question:
>
> With the impending release of 'fsfs' and the option of two data
> storage methods, has SVN been altered to make it more db neutral??
> Will support for other storage systems follow?
>
> I'm thinking particularly of Firebird SQL (open source), and M$ SQL
> Server. And even WinFS (evil laugh) - it'll never work! ;)
>
> I don't know how these compare in practical terms with DBD (right
> name??) but we'd feel safer using a db we knew well...

We have one level of abstraction going now. To get SQL, we *might* need
a second level of abstraction. See ghudson's notes here:

http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/notes/sql-backend

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