object stores

Kragen kragen@pobox.com
Wed, 22 Apr 1998 13:19:35 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 22 Apr 1998, Rainer Joswig wrote:
> >Frontier, a scripting language for the Mac (and now for Win32), has
> >popularized the idea of persistent object stores among some
> >developers.  Casbah started as an attempt to duplicate Frontier's
> >functionality on Linux with Perl, and will include the same feature.
> Symbolics sold Statice.
> Itasca is another commercial option.
> MCL has WOOD (used in some applications like Apple Dylan, ...) included.
> Heiko Kirschke has developed Plob!.
> Franz has written a Web server based on an object store and ACL.

I didn't mean to imply that Dave Winer invented object stores.  I meant
that Frontier is extremely popular (and useful), and it is likely that
Casbah will be, too.  So this may play a major role in getting the
software out to the people.

Worse is better.