Subject Re: Re: [IB-Architect] Win16
Hi -

All references to HARBOR_MERGE can be safely removed. These were just
placeholders and there was a 'procedure' which we tried to follow when
checking in modules.

As for WINDOWS_ONLY, be careful. In 90% of the code, removing this define
is OK, however there are some cases (they escape me at the moment) where
WINDOWS_ONLY is used in place of WIN_NT (which is generic for all Windows

-Mark (former IB engineer) wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Beach"
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.


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