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Re: [libreoffice-users] Base questions
- Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Base questions
- From: Tom Davies <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:08:50 +0100
- To: Jean-Francois Nifenecker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Cc: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
All the database experts and many others of us keep on recommending using
an external back-end such as Postgresql, MySql/MariaDb or anything else.
The devs are working on removing the current warped and ancient version of
HsqlDb and replacing it with Firebird.
Using the proper version of HsqlDb straight from their website as an
external back-end apparently works really well in complete contrast to the
On 31 July 2014 20:48, Jean-Francois Nifenecker <
> Le 31/07/2014 21:35, Rob Jasper a écrit :
> > If the normal Base file is not reliable, why do we have it in the first
> > Either we (the community) must make it reliable, or we should abandon it
> and come with a reliable alternative.
> > Not reliable is in fact not very acceptable. The documentation should
> describe when to use, and when not to use base. Simply generalizing in the
> FACs is not the right way to go, I think.
> Base is a very useful and versatile tool which deserves much attention.
> So, abandoning it would be a very bad idea, if you ask me. Dunno about
> the current developments (wrt FireBird embedding) but I do like Base for
> many uses:
> -- HSQL embedded mode: demo-ing, modelling, personal DBs, front-end to
> Calc spreadsheets or even text files
> -- HSQL file mode: everything else (professional single-user or
> multi-user DBs). In this situation, Base is a good front-end that could
> become excellent, if the devs where to focus on that (I've got no
> information here).
> The main question is "how to switch from embedded mode to file mode?"
> which I had a hard time figuring out. Fortunately, the web is you friend ;)
> Jean-Francois Nifenecker, Bordeaux
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