Meeting - Tuesday Nov 19
Liz or Rockie Lowe
rockie at innocent.com
Fri Nov 15 01:15:15 CST 2002
I would be interested in comparisons between the use of XML and relational
database models. I don't have a specific questions, just a general interest.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Darren Duncan" <darren at darrenduncan.net>
To: <victoria-pm at pm.org>; "Peter Scott" <peter at psdt.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2002 5:26 PM
Subject: Re: Meeting - Tuesday Nov 19
> On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, Peter Scott wrote:
> > Topic? Duncan, you want to speak?
> Sure. There are several things that I could talk about, depending on the
> interests of who is there. I will try to email some preparatory materials
> to the list at least a day before the meeting (such as on the weekend).
> It probably won't be the same format as that nice lesson on
> object-orientedness we had last time, but I expect something should work
> out. I was going to talk about one or more of the following: 1. effective
> web applications; 2. how to talk to databases with DBI and/or general
> relational database theory; 3. how to design a relational database; 4. a
> workshop where we do some design work on a real module that provides a
> high-level database interface (to program code, not direct to users).
> Regardless of what happens at the meeting, I plan to send some specs or
> initial design work on the module set for #4 to the list on the weekend.
> Basically, aside from generic Perl fundamentals like data structures and
> control structures or reading/writing text files, it is the web and
> database stuff that I know the best and have greatest interest in. As a
> fore-warning, I use objects in all but the simplest of my Perl code,
> especially anything meant to be reusable. If any of you want to do
> something else at the meeting, or have specific questions you want
> answered then, please email them to the list in advance so there is the
> best chance that I can do any needed preparation (although I may not
> need any preparation); of course, it could be the type of question that
> anyone could answer on the list anyway. -- Darren Duncan
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