[fpc-pascal] Patch: new XML export for FCL-DB ready for inclusion, issue 19790
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Wed Jul 27 19:24:33 CEST 2011
On Wed, 27 Jul 2011, Sven Barth wrote:
> On 27.07.2011 14:05, michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be wrote:
>> On Wed, 27 Jul 2011, Ludo Brands wrote:
>>>>> 2. Atom feeds as used by Google.
>>>>> Feel free to take a shot at it :-)
>>>> Do you mean the 0.3 format -
>>> AFAIK data exports are all general purpose, ie they represent the
>>> data, and
>>> evenually their schema, as precise as possible without any knowledge
>>> of the
>>> contents. Atoms are specific and need understanding of the contents.
>>> Reiniers remarks about mapping fields, etc. I understand the interest one
>>> can have being able to export this format but, IMHO, that doesn't
>>> belong in
>>> a data export library. Nice try though :-)
>> Data is just data to me, however it is represented :-)
>> For me, atom feeds are just an 'extra' simple XML mapping:
>> FieldName -> NodePath Possibly with a grouping concept.
>> Still, I will need the Atom export, so eventually it will be made.
>> In fact, Inoussa Ouedraogo (hope I spelled that correct) made a complete
>> implementation in FPC which should be powerful enough to able to handle
> Is this SDO "Service Data Objects" which I quickly googled?
> If so, what exactly is it, what are its strengths?
A uniform way to access all kinds of data.
You can see it as an alternative to TDataset and friends.
It's quite powerful, really.
Inoussa has made some nice sample applications.
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