[OSM-dev] Rantings about API 0.6

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Wed Feb 11 02:10:01 GMT 2009


Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Iván Sánchez Ortega wrote:
>> (I fail to see why we have to duplicate data here, anyway - I don't know 
>> whether it would be performance-wise to just store the historic information, 
>> and make the API fetch only the last version; or do as now, but not keeping 
>> the last version in the historic tables)
> 
> Go ahead MySQL guy, create a view ;-)

Come on, don't be /that/ nasty to him. Because if you do, I'll suggest 
we should use an XML database with COW support, ditch the API and go 
XUpdate/XQuery!

The man has vision, don't blame he likes the SQL standard ;)


Stefan




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