[cad-linux] Re: Database Use Cases

  • From: Lee Fickenscher <elfick@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cad-linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 19:54:36 -0400

On Fri, May 16, 2003 at 05:11:20PM -0400, phrostie wrote:
> if done correctly the end user should never know about the database.
> all he/she should know is that he needs to change a door on the 5th floor 
> from a single 30" wide to a double door that spans 60".  or you change an 
> aircraft frame from the type used at station 425 to the type used at 550, and 
> the "system" fixes it.

I think this is (or should be) one of the primary design goals. The
abstraction of the access library along with the modeling_kernel/UI
should be more than enough to keep most end users far away from the
database... The only ones that should need to know about it are other
app devs.


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