[fdo-dev] Classes and properties in SHP providers

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Tue Oct 31 02:08:31 EST 2006

Haris Kurtagic wrote:
> I don't agree, I think every provider should implement data store
> command.
> In any case it can say: I am ok and ready to use that data store
> I would not prefer using OS commands.
> I think is much better to stay with FDO interface as much as possible,
> to be as much generic.

Generally, I'd agree but as I know from Robert Bray, data store commands
are not mandatory to implement by a provider.

> I would not like writing FDO client with bunch of "if that provider "

Currently, I've not discovered any better way of development of FDO
generic utils than checking for capabilities and react properly.

Mateusz Loskot

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