[Grok-dev] Re: Benefits of Grok -- please contribute

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Tue May 15 14:41:15 EDT 2007

On 5/15/07, Luciano Ramalho <luciano at ramalho.org> wrote:
> On 5/15/07, Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 5/14/07, Luciano Ramalho <luciano at ramalho.org> wrote:
> > > Ideally, it should be simple to start any project on the ZODB and
> > > later switch to a relational dababase back-end, with as little pain as
> > > possible.
> >
> > That's only possible if you restrict yourself to storing the data in
> > such a way that you always can map it to a relational database think.
> > I am completely and utterly 100% convinced that's an amazingly bad
> > idea.
> I actually agree. I just think that showing that the migration from
> ZODB is doable is important from a marketing perspective, like Martin
> has said, because it lowers the perceived risk of the platform.

Well, it's fully possible to make an automated export of objects that
have schemas. That could be a marketing tool.

Lennart Regebro: Zope and Plone consulting.
+33 661 58 14 64

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