Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Dialect number for oracle-mode
Author Martijn Tonies
> I am considering to use a dialect number to identify oracle mode.
> Initially, the new dialect code would only exist client side (causing
> the fyracle lib to be loaded), with the wire and server only seeing
> the current codes (1..3). Eventually, I might use it on the server
> side too.
> I was thinking that reserving 250 for oracle-mode could be a good
> choice, as it does not stop regular FB development from using 4, 5
> etc. The number 255 (-1) might be used in future for some error
> condition, or something like that.
> Any comments, thoughts?

Besides "dialect suck"?

What would be the exact purpose or you using a dialect?

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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