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Re: New driver options in 7.01.0007

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "'Johann Zuschlag'" <zuschlag2(at)online(dot)de>, Hiroshi Inoue <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>
Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: New driver options in 7.01.0007
Date: 2001-09-23 14:39:55
Message-ID: AA30E7BCCA5C1D4E88A231900F8325C00AFE@dogbert.vale-housing.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Johann Zuschlag [mailto:zuschlag2(at)online(dot)de] 
> Sent: 23 September 2001 15:14
> To: Hiroshi Inoue
> Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [ODBC] New driver options in 7.01.0007
> 
> 
> On Sat, 22 Sep 2001 09:24:14 +0900, Hiroshi Inoue wrote:
> 
> >Maybe yes at least for static cursors
> >and it may be a true option in the future.
> >However I'm not sure if I should do it.
> >I'm disappointed with some 7.2 changes
> >which lost the premises of my plan and
> >it's possible for me to lose my all premises
> >in the future.
> 
> Since the PostgreSQL website isn't updated anymore,

???

> I didn't follow the discussion. Which changes do you mean?
> Did you lose all your new work? Or what do you mean
> with all premises? The whole driver?
> 
> Personally I think that PostgreSQL will only be
> of interest for many users if you can use it
> from Windows. For that purpose you need
> a working ODBC-driver. And it must support
> (at least) all important features of the ODBC
> specification. That's why I think that the 
> psqlodbc.dll is one of the most important 
> projects. Otherwise I would be forced to use 
> a commercial database.

The new version of the driver should be available precompiled soon
(hopefully tomorrow morning) - the delay has been caused because there has
been work done improving the server configuration. I think Hiroshi means
that his development plans for the driver have had to change because of the
direction the server is going - certainly psqlodbc.dll isn't just going to
vanish!
 
Regards, Dave.

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