Subject RE: [Firebird-Architect] Database Capabilities
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Jim Starkey
> Sent: Viernes, 22 de Julio de 2005 10:33
> Claudio Valderrama C. wrote:
> >Otherwise, we should consider a special call that can return the
> >capabilities of the newest provider the y-valve can find, requesting that
> >such provider handles databases directly instead of being a gateway to
> >something else.
> >
> >Does this make sense to you?
> >
> First, why do you want this information? Second, what would you
> do with it?

I guess people want to know what they can do if they create a new database.
Anyway, this is expected debate after you put the subject on table.
People until now make workarounds to get that information without the
concept of "connection to the server". The Services API provides such
illusion, for example.