Am Montag, 3. März 2008 08:38:06 schrieb Per Inge Mathisen: > On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 12:54 AM, Dennis Schridde <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > I see, we are going to use SQLite for stats now? > > That was the idea. > > > When and where was that decided and by whom? > > Apparently, another defective decision process. This is my fault. It > was "only" discussed by several parties on IRC. I agree it should have > been brought up on this list as well before going ahead with it. > > > What are the implications and benefits? > > We need to make editing the stats easier, and the way to do that is to > put them back into a database. This way you can use a database editing > tool (several exist, ask Giel) to modify it, and eventually we will > want our own custom tool (the proposed "Warzone studio" application). This is the one I use: http://sqliteman.com/ Crossplatform, too.
> In any case, it is IMHO not harder to edit the SQL files by hand, than > the CSV files, since the SQL files have the fields explained in the > same file, which outweighs the stricter syntax. > > I think we will want to keep only the SQL text files in the > repository, though. The database binary can either be created on the > fly on startup, or generated by an external tool ("Warzone studio" for > example). Version control of a frequently changed binary blob is a > nightmarish idea. I agree with that. Will be a little bit harder to edit (either edit the queries, or import into DB, use GUI tool to edit, export the queries), but easier to keep track of. Another question: Why does that DB have the need-lock property? Sounds like reviving RCS or something... --Dennis
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