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Re: ODBC driver further developments?

From: "Gary Doades" <gpd(at)gpdnet(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: ODBC driver further developments?
Date: 2004-04-04 14:54:50
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On 4 Apr 2004 at 13:36, Philippe Lang wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> Hiroshi Inoue, the maintainer of the Postgresql ODBC driver, mentionned
> some time ago he was willing to stop working on the ODBC driver package.
> Again, of course, I would like to thank him for all he did. I'm using
> the latest known snapshot of the driver every day (in conjunction with
> the latest MDAC), and I have no big problem with it.
> 
> I'm just wondering what is supposed to happen in the future? Is there
> still anymone maintaining this driver? Postgresql is really a great
> alternative to SQL Server, but without a top-qualiy driver, it is less
> interesting, when linked to a windows client. What's more, I couldn't
> find any viable commercial alternative to the official driver...
> 
> I'm willing to help, if I can. Can anyone clarify the situation?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Philippe
> 
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The best alternative I found was from OpenLink at 
www.openlinksw.com.

I downloaded a trial of this driver which proved very stable with good 
performance and features.

If you can afford it!

Cheers,
Gary.




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