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March 10, 2004
(This post is from my old, old, super old site. My views have changed over the years, hopefully my writing has improved, and there is now more than a handful of folks reading my site. Enjoy.)

Wednesday, March 10th, 2004

Just some random wishful thinking... now that FileMaker 7 has a relational database, one has to wonder if they designed it from scratch or if they piggybacked off something like SQLite. And one also has to wonder if they maybe made it generic enough to use as a library in other applications. And with that thought you remember Apple owns FileMaker, and thus maybe some future OS release will have such a library included in it with a nice open (hi Robb!) API attached to it.

As great as they are, I'm getting tired of .plists . They don't seem to scale very well, and while I could use something like SQLite, I'd rather have a "blessed" solution from Apple.

-- posted 9:20 am