[Gajim-devel] Fwd: MySQL support for Gajim

Andrew Diederich andrewdied at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 20:46:35 CET 2008

On Feb 13, 2008 12:39 PM, Michal 'vorner' Vaner <vorner at ucw.cz> wrote:
> Am I wrong to think that mySQL is for storing huge amounts of data? How
> many gigabytes of logs do you expect?
> (I have seen scanning 150MB of emails in just few seconds, so isn't a
> simple text file for each user enough?)
> Sorry if I do not see something, but mySQL seems to me like a huge
> overkill for logs.

One use case I can think of is if you move to different machines a lot
on the same intranet.  That way you could have your chat history on
any client you log into.  It's one feature I'd like to have in any of
the client/server packages, actually.

Andrew Diederich

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