[Loadstone] point table

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Sat Aug 4 07:32:46 BST 2007


The types and classes don't actually exist yet. They will if we can ever 
come up with a reasonable list of what they should be. They would be 
included with the data on the phone. Another feature that'll be part of the 
database rewrite.

On Fri, 3 Aug 2007, Dave Mielke wrote:

> [quoted lines by Rob Melchers on 2007/08/04 at 03:16 +0200]
>
>> We are working on adding point types and classes (see the tools page on the
>> website under workshop) and it would be possible to add a 'description' field
>> of let's say 125 chars where you could enter stuff like phone numbers etc.
>
> Are these types and classes maintained within the on-phone database? If so, how
> are they specified (as there don't appear to be fields within the point table
> for them)? The kind of data I'm referring to is realLy only useful if it's
> portaBLE, I.E. if it's right with the user as he's travelling, as that's the
> only place he'd want to look it up.
>
>> Keeping the dBase as small as possible is important as long as we don't find a
>> better (open source) dBase that does a proper indexing job.
>
> Perhaps there could be an optional secondary database alongside the main one
> which could contain additional data if the user feels he has the space for it.
>
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