Category Archives: Database Wonkery

Database Cleanup Outside In

I had some free time today, so I decided I would clean up my language database. As it happens, it’s a small relational database setup in File Maker with the following table relations. As you can see the Language table … Continue reading

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Browse or Search? – A little experiment

I just saw an announcement for an ancient Celtic Personal Names database, and I have to say that what excited me the most wasn’t the data, but the fact that it had a Browse button. One of the perennial issues … Continue reading

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Database Wonkery

Database can be a slightly scary word for many people, but I have to admit I’ve a big fan of them ever since they helped me figure out some weird pattern in Celtic historical phonology. Since then I’ve had to … Continue reading

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