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From: "Paul Beach" <pabeach@...>
Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2000 9:41 am
Subject: Re: [IB-Architect] Win16
> I am not so sure that you want to ditch Win16 per se.... this
> build was
> somewhat different to all the other variations, as it essentially
> consistedof a single user cut down version of InterBase that would
> run in a 64k as an
> in memory dll. Although keeping a 16bit Windows version doesn't
> make sense,
> bringing it upto date for 32bit operating environments would. I
> can think of
> a lot of embedded devices out there that could make use of an in
> memorysingle user database dll, that uses less than 1MB of memory,
> and provides
> this sort of functionality.
> Before resigning as InterBase GM, I had one of the engineers
> looking at this
> as an internal project, nothing came of it, but there certainly
> was interest
> in it.
I have to agree with Paul, this is an excellent arrow to have in our
quiver. An attempt should be made to update the Dll to 32bit.