Subject Re: [IBDI] Re: Internet
Author Jason Wharton
I have no idea how you took my comments regarding security issues on port
3050 and suggest adding a memo type. There is a memo type filed in Interbase
that does support LIKE.

I think you may have answered someone else's question on this email. Just
making sure.

Jason Wharton
CPS - Mesa AZ

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Morris" <pmorris@...>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2001 10:43 AM
Subject: Re: [IBDI] Re: Internet

> > I have been pestering Ann Harrison to custom build me one of these. I
> think
> > there would be a great market for an "Internet capable" version of
> Firebird.
> > ISP's ought to be clamoring for it! But, you are certainly right that so
> far
> > you would have to be crazy to open your InterBase port 3050 to the world
> > wide web.
> >
> > It shouldn't take all that much to tighten things up here. I anxiously
> await
> > this coming to pass.
> I think part of the requirement to achieve this would be to add a memo
> type. On the web people generally perform a lot of searching on words, if
> you need a lot of text you must use a BLOB which does not support LIKE,
> therefore making it unsearchable.
> Pete