[cad-linux] Re: An open CAD file format

  • From: Bruno Postle <bruno@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: CAD Linux list <cad-linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2003 19:27:37 +0100

On Sun 07-Sep-2003 at 01:17:18AM -0500, Eric Wilhelm wrote:
> 
> Given an abstracted interface which restricts / tracks /
> facilitates use and modifications to the data, the filesystem
> approach could work, but now it is starting to sound a lot like a
> database.

The great thing about the filesystem is that it is a heirarchical
database.  The drawback for CAD data is that the filesystem doesn't
have indexing - Searches are slower, but I figure this sort of thing
can be optimised later.

-- 
Bruno

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