I’m working on GNOME Data Access, now on its GTK+ library, specially on its Browser, a GTK+ application more as a demo than a real database access tool.
GDA’s Browser, spots notable features in GDA’s non-GUI library. For example, support to create a single connection binding for two or more connections to different databases and from different providers (SQLite, PostgreSQL, MySQL), so you can create a single query and get a table result combining data from different sources. More details in another post.
Browser is getting back to life, but in the process I found crashes here and there. Fix them requires to walk around the code, found lots of opportunities to port it to new available technics to define GObject/GInterface API. Do that work may it’s too much work for a single man.
So, What about to use Vala to produce C code faster in order to rewrite existing or new objects?
This experiment, will be for 7.0 development cycle. For next 6.0 release, I would like to fix bugs as far as possible.
This experiment may help to answer another question: Is possible to port Vala code to C in order to be accepted by upstream projects like GXml’s DOM4 API to GLib?