What can I say....at least he is willing to listen now...thanks guys...
This is an excellent start...
On 8/21/07, Joshua D. Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
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> Medi Montaseri wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have finally convinced my manager to "consider" the idea of migrating
> > 7.2 to 8.2. Obviously he needs an ROI (Return Of Investment) analysis
> (in a
> > technical sense).
> > So, I am wondering if anyone has worked on a similar project where you
> > to go thru the release notes and bug fixes to compile such a
> > speech and willing to share.
> > Otherwise, as many links you can provide would be nice.
> Does your manager still run Windows 98?
> Not to be sarcastic but that is essentially what the argument boils down
> 1. 7.2 is *not* supported
> 2. 7.2 will not receive any backpatches
> * There are data loss and security bugs that have not been back patched
> 3. If you post here with a question about 7.2, the first thing you will
> get back is, "upgrade".
> 4. 8.2 is much faster (not like 10%, like 100%)
> Now what problems are you going to run into?
> Several datatypes in 7.2 are allowed to be '', in 8.x they are not.
> Specifically number based types.
> You may have to turn "on" add_missing_from_clause
> Joshua D. Drake
> > Cheers
> > Medi
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