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Gerry Creager gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Tue Aug 14 13:09:29 UTC 2007

One reason I can envision is to facilitate a callbook lookup and map the 
contacts.  Where was that ZS3 from?  I just don't recall.

I'm thinking (because it's what I almost always use) PostgreSQL+PostGIS 
with an https front-end and password protection so someone else couldn't 
change my log!

Haven't done it but it sounds easy enough.  A PostGIS install isn't real 
heavy-weight until you hit a couple of million records... say 25M... and 
then you might notice it.


Martin AA6E wrote:
> Stephen - K1LNX wrote:
>> You know, I forgot I was even subscribed to this list until I saw 
>> these messages come across!!!
>> So here's a question to stir things up a bit, anyone know of a SQL 
>> based logging system? I really like xlog but this is one thing I wish 
>> was supported..... could take a stab at building my own, but I'm not 
>> much of a coder, more of a hardware/backend kinda guy ;)
>> 73's
>> Stephen
>> K1LNX
> Stephen -
> I don't know of any SQL logging system, but I wonder why anyone would 
> want to use such a heavyweight system. Maybe because it's there on your 
> Linux box?  Or maybe because you think in SQL already.
> Ham logging (mine, anyway) does not need any serious db features.  A 
> flat CSV file (to use with a spreadsheet like OO.o) would be sufficient. 
>  The complicated part is the front end - capturing the data in an 
> efficient way via a dedicated application, a spreadsheet dialog, or 
> whatever.  You may want some tricky reports later, but they wouldn't tax 
> the db.
> 73, Martin AA6E
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