Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> I just wanted to jump in here and follow up on our very quiet (pretty
> much non existent) announcement about us rewriting ODBC. Below you will
> find the (very high level) overview of our initial plans:
> Written from scratch using C against libpq.
> Written from scratch to be cross platform with primary targets of:
> Written with UNICODE/Multibyte support.
> Written to support only 8.0 and above.
> Support SSL Connections
> Support Compressed connections (Mammoth only at this time)
> Support Large Objects
> Support Bytea
> The driver will be released as GPL with commercial licenses available
> from Command Prompt, Inc.
Sounds good, except for the GPL licence. Recently I had to patch a
7.3.200 driver because all subsequent versions wouldn't be accepted by
an ancient Delphi BDE. I wouldn't have been able to do so with a GPL
licensed driver afaics, so I'll still hoping the best for the current
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