Re: ITP: gnome-db
Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Dan White wrote:
> > gnome-db (http://www.gnome.org/gnome-db) is "a framework for creating
> > database applications. It provides a common API with pluggable back
> > to different database sources as well as various specialized
> > handling many database tasks." It's also part of gnome office
> > (http://www.gnome.org/gnome-office).
> This sounds a bit like gconf as well, have you compared them?
It appears that gconf and gnome-db have similar functionality, where
gconf is geared towards providing a plugable backend to the
configuration API. gnome-db looks to be aiming more toward visual
database applications. Something like the Borland database explorer.
"Another noticeable improvement coming to GNOME is GConf, a new
configuration API and backend. This will add the features not provided
by the simplistic configuration API in GNOME 1.0. It will make it easy
to plug in different backends for the actual storage, so that you can
change how and where the data is actually stored without touching the