Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Database names
Author Jason Wharton
>Or, how about extending "external tables" so they can read XML as a table?
>That becomes a more useful import/export utility.

I say make this a generic module where plug-ins could be adapted. Of course
the external table syntax would have to be modified as well as perhaps even
a new metadata item to track the plug-ins similar to how the UDF's are

Then the XML freaks could write theirs, the delimited ASCII folks plug in
theirs, the ACCESS people plug in theirs, etc.

Make it generic so that we can just "plug-in" whatever data types we want.

Jason Wharton
InterBase Developer Initiative

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