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From "Dan Tran" <dant...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Versioning the Continuum database
Date Tue, 05 Aug 2008 03:17:06 GMT
I am using something similar to http://code.google.com/p/dbmigrate/

which allow us freely change database schema incrementally.

-D

On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 5:43 PM, Wendy Smoak <wsmoak@gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there currently any way that Continuum could know that it has been
> started up with an old/incompatible database?
>
> In my perfect world, Continuum would sense this and at least politely
> refuse to start with an informative message.  Preferably it would
> offer to convert the data for me.
>
> The experience I had recently upgrading OmniFocus to the new 1.1 Beta
> version was, imo, how an upgrade should work.  It asked if I wanted to
> convert and warned me that there was no going back, then made a backup
> of the existing data and did the conversion.  A similar concept is
> described in "Release It!" [1].
>
> Any thoughts on what it would take to make this happen?
>
> [1] http://www.pragprog.com/titles/mnee/release-it
>
> --
> Wendy
>

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