Re: sharing the database

On Sat, 2005-12-17 at 08:55 -0500, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> I have just been taking my first look at f-spot.  It looks pretty cool.
> I did notice something right away though.  Being able to categorize
> photos with tags is really cool, but in our family we have a shared
> repository for photos.  Several people can view and add photos to it and
> it would be nice if when one person tags a photo, all can share in that
> tagging.

There was a bug filed about this recently:

> So, it seems to me that some sort of shared database is probably
> necessary.  I think f-spot is using sqllite right now.  What about using
> a real SQL database like MySQL instead?

I don't think MySQL would offer us any advantages here; we can do shared
databases with sqlite just by altering permissions.  Mysql would be a
large dependency to introduce for a desktop app.

I think the feature idea is a good one and something for which somebody
should propose a UI.


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