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Re: The lamentation of proplib(3)
On Fri, Feb 07, 2014 at 06:28:59PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> (1) It seems the consensus over the last 5+ years is that the library
> we want is a data transfer library, not a data storage library. If you
> want the latter, we have libdb and sqlite.
Agreed, but please avoid db(3) :)
> (2) We have not yet converged on a data model. The sane choices are,
> pretty much, (a) flat key-value store, (b) recursive tree of key-value
> stores, (c) relational tables, (d) property graph model, or *maybe*
> (e) rdf data model.
Typed, nested key-value. So basically (b).
> (3) It is clear that we need schema definitions and schema
Efficent ways to impose limits at parse time would also fit into this
area. Saying "I don't want input larger than 10KB" is a very blunt way
to avoid resource exhaustion as the typical problems are more granular.
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