Bug 95224 - Base: Support for ODB flat format
Summary: Base: Support for ODB flat format
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Base (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Blocks: ODF-spec Database-Import ODF-Flat
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Reported: 2015-10-21 13:12 UTC by senya
Modified: 2018-05-21 14:07 UTC (History)
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Description senya 2015-10-21 13:12:49 UTC
Writer supports flat format .fodt for documents, which provides a VCS-friendly version of document (https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Libreoffice_and_subversion).

Since Base documents usually contain macros and forms, it would be very convenient to control them using a VCS.

Unlike Writer, Base also contains databases, which, however, could be represented as base64 encoded segments in the flat database format.
Comment 1 Alex Thurgood 2015-10-22 09:55:12 UTC
Not sure how technically feasible this is, but constitutes on the face of it a reasonable request for enhancement.