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GEPS 010: Relational Backend

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SQL Backend
= SQL Backend =
Currently, GRAMPS uses a BSD database as its internal file format. While this is considerably better than, say, an XML format, the choice of the BSD-DB has a considerable number of drawbacks. This proposal explores the use of SQL a replacementas an alternative backend. This should allow easy, single db file implementations (eg, SQLite) to more complex and sophisticated client/server (eg, MySQL).
First, there are a number of facts related to this proposal:

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