GDA: Status

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon May 26 22:27:06 EDT 2008

Quoting Leigh Morresi <dgtlmoon at>:

> One common pitfall i have noticed in many gnome applications is that
> they can be dragged down in the future by dependancies on other gnome
> libraries - that for whatever reason seem to loose momentum and drop
> into obscurity.
> I would advise against using libgda unless you are saving *gnome
> specific* or *desktop specific* information, there are many other ways
> to skin this cat that are far more future-proof and have a more active
> user/developer base than libgda


The only other thing I know of that solves this problem sufficiently
is libdbi, and last I heard that hadn't had much updating recently.

> my two cents :)


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