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Re: [INTERFACES] Re: ODBC 16 bit support

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: "Julia A(dot)Case" <julie(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: Stephen Davies <scldad(at)sdc(dot)com(dot)au>, "pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org" <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Re: ODBC 16 bit support
Date: 1998-04-19 16:20:29
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On Sun, 19 Apr 1998, Julia A.Case wrote:

> Quoting Stephen Davies (scldad(at)sdc(dot)com(dot)au):
> > Not a good example I think. The 16/32-bit ODBC question says nothing about 
> > dropping features. As I said above, ODBC is ODBC: you either conform or you 
> > don't. If there happen to be differences between the levels of conformance or 
> > of performance between 16 and 32-bit models, that would be a pity but not 
> > earth shattering.
> > 
> 	But there should be one code tree...  With some #ifdef's not 2
> seperate code tree's.  I think this is the point everyone is making.

	Its kinda sad when a piece of software as small as the ODBC driver
can't deal with two different OSs (16bit vs 32bit Windows), while
PostgreSQL itself, substantially larger, can currently handle *how* many
totally disparate operating systems, from totally different vendors??

Marc G. Fournier                                
Systems Administrator @ 
primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org 

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