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I'm extremely interested in technology the problem is that my interests shift frequently. As an example I would like to create a patch to make Backout RO work on wine, write a mmorpg engine, finish reading windows internals, write a hard drive filter driver that performs some caching, and finish a content management system that I started in C#. So as you can see I have a problem finishing projects :-) . Mostly because I learn something new and it leads me to want to try something else out.

I recently had an idea related to firebird an open source database that can be embedded. My idea was what if I used firebird to store game resources like tiles, models, textures, etc. Most games have there own format that they put there data into and then have some sort of caching to pull it out of the file only when needed. A database already has or should have caching functionality as well as a stable and fast storage engine. In most cases though you access a database via TCP/IP which would be …