Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Re: Gpre & the SQL parser
Author Adriano dos Santos Fernandes
Alex Peshkov escreveu:
> 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.
That's why I say *maybe* and *future*.

But I disagree with the "widely-used", or I didn't understood you.

Most users don't even know about it existence or how to use.