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Re: Why no LedgerSMB name space
- Subject: Re: Why no LedgerSMB name space
- From: Michael Richardson <..hidden..>
- Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2012 16:52:05 -0500
>>>>> "Berend" == Berend Tober <..hidden..> writes:
Berend> I am wondering why all the LedgerSMB tables are not created in an
Berend> application-specific namespace, rather than the PUBLIC schema?
Berend> I generally imagine that an organization probably has more
Berend> proprietary data stored in separate data bases accessed by
Berend> different applications besides lsmb, but I also imagine that
Berend> there could be great value in having the data from those separate
Berend> application domains consolidated in a single data base but
Berend> segregated by name spaces corresponding to each application domain.
Generally, you do this at the database level, not at the schema name
level. Further, the trend is to interface applications via RESTful
APIs, not via direct table sharing.
Berend> So for instance some application that did a really good job in
Berend> project management or some other complimentary-to-lsmb
Berend> application domain could be integrated (a little more) easily
Berend> with the financial system (than if separate data bases where used).
maybe. care to give an example?
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