Access/Excel, etc. (was: Has anyone made a real conlang? )
|From:||Iain Davis <feaelin@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, April 23, 2003, 19:14|
Jan van Steenbergen wrote:
> Oh, that's quite possible. Many people can survive without
> it. It's just that I like Access, and I really can't work with Excel.
:). Interesting. I do nearly everything in Excel. Any time I have a "list"
(like vocabulary, videotape collection, etc.) I do it in Excel. Of course,
we use Excel often at work as well, so I've gotten skilled with it. There
have been days where I lived in Excel, pretty much. :)
> > Do you have an actual relational structure, or just a set of
> > un-related tables?
> At this moment I work with unrelated tables. To be honest, I
> think a relational database is overkill for a simple
> vocabulary file. Besides, until a year ago I did everything
I did wonder...I was trying to imagine what the necessary relationships
would be. Everything I came up with seemed like needless obsfucation. :)
> Thank you, I'm glad you appreciate it :) . Well, it is also
> an act of kindness towards myself. After all, the conlang
> community is already small enough as it is, and a website in
> Dutch would dangerously limit my potential audience.
True enough. :)