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Re: [GENERAL] Old ODBC Driver references on website

From: "Sergey V(dot) Kryaczevskih" <serg(at)ors(dot)kirov(dot)ru>
To: "pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org" <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Old ODBC Driver references on website
Date: 1998-07-29 14:36:33
Message-ID: 35BF3370.97C65C55@ors.kirov.ru (view raw or flat)
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Byron Nikolaidis wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I am posting this to the mailing lists in the hopes I can at least get
> some kind of a response after several ignored requests.
>
> On the Postgres website, the "HOW-TO" page under "info central" takes
> you to "sunsite.unc.edu" which has greatly outdated information on it
> about the ODBC drivers for Postgres.  In case you didn't know, we are
> constantly receiving problem reports from people using one of these old
> odbc drivers when in fact they are out-of-date and not being supported
> by anyone.  We have to go through the same stuff every time only to find
> out that the trouble was the old PostODBC driver.
>
> The ancient ODBC Drivers listed on this site are :
>
> stud1.tuwien.ac.at/~e9025461
> www.MageNet.com/postodbc/DOC
>
> Is there anyway to correct this information and put the "Insight"
> (http://www.insightdist.com/psqlodbc) link on there?
>
> For that matter, is there anyway to point people who go to MageNet to
> the right address, like a forward page?  This is important because Web
> search engines (yahoo, alta-vista) will still send you to MageNet if you
> search on odbc and postgres.
>
> I wonder how many people go try the MageNet odbc driver and just give up
> and try another dbms without even sending any mail to the lists?
>
> Could someone please respond, agree or disagree, so I know I am not
> talking to myself?
>
> Byron

 I had problems with old ODBC drivers on www.MageNet.com. I did't want give
up.   Now I found Insight Dist. and download new driver. I'm very happy
with it and I can sleep well :-)

--
 Sergey V. Kryaczevskih
 System Development Group, Kirov, Russia
 e-mail: serg(at)ors(dot)kirov(dot)ru;
 www   : http://www.ors.kirov.ru




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