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Re: Comparing databases

From: Adrian Maier <am(at)fx(dot)ro>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: Paul Ganainm <paulsnewsgroups(at)hotmail(dot)com>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Comparing databases
Date: 2003-11-26 15:59:45
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Robert Treat wrote:

>>>To be fair, postgresql is just starting to get to this 
>>>point, where you'll see support for postgresql in a wide range of software.  
>>>Heres an example, if I want to write php applications against firebird, who 
>>>do I do it?  I just took a swing through the php function list and I don't 
>>>see anything that jumps out to me as firebird support. (fbsql turns out to be 
>>>frontbase support) I looked at the dbx module, which proclaims to support 
>>>frontbase, m$, mysql, odbc, postgresql, sybase, oracle, and sqlite. Where is 
>>I don't know much (anything) about PHP - but I do know that there are 
>>Firebird users who use it.
> yes... i know there are people doing this as well, but I can't see how
> they do it unless they are using the generic odbc connection
> functions... odd.

It might be possible to use the "InterBase functions" for accesing 
Firebird from PHP. I'm not sure, though.

Adrian Maier

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