Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] XML
Author Phil Shrimpton
On Wednesday 16 April 2003 16:40, Jim Starkey wrote:


> > > Embedding a JVM into Firebird is an
> > > ideal I've been pushing for years, but so far, no takers.
> >
> >There are takers (from the user side), but I have no idea how feasible it
> >would be to do, especially in a 'plugable' form
> The problem with a general plug-in environment is


This I think is going to be the biggest issue with adding support for
features like XML etc.

Firebird/Interbase has always had at the top of its list of selling points,
low admin, and small size (I squased an install onto a diskette only the
other day). If features like XML support are added to the core engine, I
think that would be the start of a slippery slope to bloat and increased

Not sure what the answer is, though


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