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Subject Re: Conversant and Databases
Posted 1/21/2002; 12:13 PM by Steve Ivy
In Response To Re: Conversant and Databases (#4253)
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Seth,

This is really cool. I had no idea that Conversant was so flexible. I
mean, I knew it was *flexible*, I just did not know it was *FLEXIBLE* ;-)

If I may ask, out of pure geek curiousity, what is Twine written in?
Would you tell us a little more about it?

--Steve

On Monday, January 21, 2002, at 09:55 AM, Seth Dillingham wrote:

> Message: http://support.free-conversant.com/4253
> ----------------------------------
[...]
> When I say that Conversant can store content in "any database", what I
> mean is that Conversant isn't limited to storing it's content in
> Frontier's database. In fact, Conversant doesn't actually store it
> anywhere. There's another "application' written by Macrobyte, called
> Twine, which handles all the database access.
>
> When Conversant asks Twine for something (like a message from the
> database), it includes a database id (a name)... but it's up to Twine to
> figure out how to get the info and which "physical" database to talk to
> (and how to talk to it). Every database used by Twine requires a driver
> (programmers reading this are now nodding their heads and saying "no
> kidding, Seth").
[...]
> Seth

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RE: Conversant and Databases
1/21/2002 by Seth Dillingham
On 1/21/2002 at 12:13 PM, Steve Ivy wrote: >Would you tell us a little more


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