On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Vince Vielhaber wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Scott Tomer x6214 Austin wrote:
> > On Fri, 17 Apr 1998 julie(at)hub(dot)org wrote:
> > > The last time I made mumblings of droping 16 bit support I got
> > > roasted pretty good. There seem to still be a lot of 16 bit users out
> > > there that would like to use the driver.
> > >
> > > Julie
> > Could someone forward this to the old list; I'm sorry that I do not remember
> > the address. It is just that I know not all members of the old PostODBC
> > list have migrated to this one, and there may be many of those that have
> > viewpoints on this issue.
> > I, myself, would not have a problem with dropping 16bit; however, I realize
> > not all have windoze users have buckled under the enourmous pressure from
> > MS to convert to 95.
> Besides a cocky remark every now and then (don't even need ale for that :)
> I've been avoiding most of this discussion. Y'know M$ came up with w95 a
> few years ago and you'd think that by now everyone migrated. It's simply
> not true. Alot of businesses have decided that 95 isn't for them and that
> 3.1 is stable enough for their operation and that's that.
... CUT ...
I'm one (of the last?) who uses 16-bit too.
I know several companies (esp. with many PC's) which stay still in the
If it is *really* a problem to support 16-bit AND 32-bit in one
source tree (I didn't see the great problems), a practically way could be
to split it into a 16-bit and 32-bit tree. Anyone who needs a 16-bit
version could (should) support the developement.
IMHO one the *greatest* advantages of PostgreSQL is the extremely wide
range of supported platforms and interfaces!
Hoping OBC16 does NOT die,
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