String lengths in the SQL backend
warlord at MIT.EDU
Sat Nov 22 22:09:33 EST 2008
Quoting Daniel Espinosa <esodan at gmail.com>:
>> Having said that, we shouldn't rule out users accessing the data
>> out from under GnuCash, at least in a read-only means. I still
>> believe that external tools should not be writing data into the
>> GnuCash database.
> Have you thought about how allow other applications could use GnuCash engine
> to write data into the GC's database?
Absolutely. They should use the GnuCash API.
However the GnuCash API is currently not "exported" in a way to
make this easy. However in the long term that should get made
easier. In the short term it's not important.
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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