Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Database names
Author Doug Chamberlin
At 4/29/00 10:54 AM (Saturday), Jim Starkey wrote:
>The "right" place for the mapping between database names and
>database filenames is the registry for Windows systems and a
>file in either the Interbase install directory or possibly
>/etc on Unix (suggestions solicited).
>The logical translation point is the Y-valve (why.c). Among
>the algorithms that could be used:
> 1. Assume a connect string is a name if it doesn't contain
> a dot.
> 2. Try to translate the connect string, regardless. If it
> doesn't match a name, assume it's a file.
>My druthers would be to make database names case insensitive to
>match SQL semantics. Thoughts?

Meets at my criteria. Ship it!