What about using a pure ruby solution like KirbyBase?

-Ezra

On Oct 20, 2005, at 11:11 PM, Assaph Mehr wrote:

> Hi list,
>
> I need some advice around Ruby, SQLite an cross-platform problems. I
> maintain Pimki, a wiki-based personal organiser[1]. So far, it was
> using Madeleine as the backend storage format. However Madeleine seems
> problematic: troubles in refactoring class/method names between Pimki
> revision, occasional crashes and problems with the zip compression.
>
> For Pimki2 I have the option of continuing with Madeleine or to switch
> to SQLite/ActiveRecord. This will (hopefully) make Pimki more stable
> and development easier, but will it make users happier? SQLite may  
> just
> be an unnecessary dependency / complexity.
>
> I started to collect user profiles via a survey
> (http://rubyforge.org/survey/survey.php?group_id=447&survey_id=25) to
> get a better impression, but I'd also highly appreciate input from  
> this
> list on:
>
> * Ease of SQLite install on major platforms
> * Moving applications from Madeleine to a proper database
> * SQLite as a proper database
> * Including a binary build of SQLite in the distro to make a
> stand-alone app
> * Anything else you deem relevant to this kind of a problem
>
>
> Cheers,
> Assaph
>
> ps. You can a read full account of my dilemma on:
> http://www.bloglines.com/blog/AssaphMehr?id=26
>
> [1] http://pimki.rubyforge.org
>
>
>
>

-Ezra Zygmuntowicz
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