Re: [Fwd: Re: Pregunta sobre el estado de gnome-db para el desarrollo]

On mar, 13 jun 2000, you wrote:
> > The XmlQuery stuff is designed to have a convenient way to store queries in a
> > file (rather than using SQL-like specific text for each query). 
> > 
> Yes, Carlos, you should use the Gda_Xmlquery object to specify the
> SELECT statements for the report. So this means, Vivien, that the
> Gda_Xmlquery object should allow saving it in a file on its own, or as
> part of a report.


> > Have a look at a soft, Metaphrast, that I found some time ago at:
> >
> > I think they are trying to do something similar.
> > 
> It looks great! and at a first look, it seems to be the same we want
> more or less. So you could start by looking at how they do this for
> doing your own library. Or maybe you can reuse their engine, I don't
> know.
> If I've understood well from what I've read in their web site, they
> generate the XML file from the result of a query(s) and then it's a
> widget which displays it. I think what we want is slightly different: we
> want to have the XML file wrote only once, and then each time the user
> wants to run the report, you must parse the XML file, get the desired
> data from the database, and then, when all data is get, make a preview
> of or print the resulting generated report.

I think, Carlos, that there are some good ideas to be taken from their XML file

> So as we said, I don't see glade/libglade fit on this.

I agree.



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