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Re: [HACKERS] Re: [ADMIN] User administration tool

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, "Jan T(dot) Kim" <kim(at)inb(dot)mu-luebeck(dot)de>, <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: [ADMIN] User administration tool
Date: 2001-03-30 21:48:47
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.33.0103301747530.13497-100000@mobile.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 30 Mar 2001, Peter Eisentraut wrote:

> The Hermit Hacker writes:
>
> > > Yes, it is.  Some people prefer a non-web interaface.
> >
> > I could understand this sentiment if you were doing something from the
> > command line, but if you are doing an interface in tcl/tk, I think a web
> > interface fairs better ...
> >
> > tcl/tk, you have to be on the same machine or risk "network problems"
> > losing your link ...
>
> A Tcl/Tk applications doesn't risk any more network problems than any
> other interface to the database, unless that interface is run on the same
> machine as the database, which is by no means a given.
>
> If you are under a constant risk of "network problems" then you better fix
> your network.  A web interface won't magically bridge network problems.

my "network problem" happens to be a database server half way across the
country from me ... running a tcl/tk interface would be useless, while a
web interface does exactly what I need ...



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