Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Re: Gpre & the SQL parser
Author Alex Peshkov
On Wednesday 03 October 2007 17:24, Adriano dos Santos Fernandes wrote:
> Stephen Boyd escreveu:
> > I guess that GPRE is my pet peeve, because I use it. Not just for
> > Cobol but for C as well. Am I really that wrong in thinking that GPRE
> > should be consistent with DSQL?
> I'm not against embedded SQL.
> As I told, it could be implemented using the DSQL API.
> We need it as it is now because the build uses it.
> If we don't need it in the build, I would vote to deprecate/remove the
> *current GPRE* and all (GDEF and maybe QLI in the future) obsolete (or
> better saying, that a very small number of users uses) utilities from
> the codebase.

QLI is still the only widely-used tool making it possible to perform
cross-database queries. Therefore I strongly disagree with your suggestion.