[kwlug-disc] What's the simple next level beyond OpenOffice Base?

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Sat Nov 27 00:49:09 EST 2010


On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 09:44:24PM -0500, Chris Irwin wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 03:40:02PM -0500, unsolicited wrote:
> > What's the next step, app wise, with similar universality? Base is
> > insufficient, yet I have no interest in a fully programmed
> > environment where the users cannot just pop into a spreadsheet like
> > interface and get on with their day for the moment.
> 
> Glom may be worth looking at. GTK+ based, but with a windows installer.
> 
> http://www.glom.org/
> 
> It has a list view (spreadsheet-like) and a details view.

Oh wow. That's kind of amazing. Too bad it is not packaged for Debian
properly. 

I could see this being a sensible replacement for horrible Access
databases that keep corrupting data. 

- Paul
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