Subject Re: [IBDI] Re: New to Firebird
Author Paul Schmidt

On 20 Apr 2002 at 14:10, Pavel Cisar wrote:

> Hi,
> On 19 Apr 2002, at 8:29, paultugwell wrote:
> > I seem to have stirred up a can of worms! This was NOT my intention,
> > I merely wanted advice on the best ODBC drive to use with FB, given
> > that all of them seem to have problems of some sort (i.e.
> > compatibility with CR or cost). I have used IB for 5 years and my
> > reason for moving to FB is cost and the fact that I have more faith
> > in its long term future that that of IB.
> >
> > I still need an answer to my original question!
> You always have a footing in EasySoft driver, but if you'd like have
> one without deployment cost, try the last XTG driver (it may work for
> you). If XTG doesn't work for you as is, try to contact his developer
> about current situation and how it could be solved to your
> satisfaction (maybe he is very close to final solution). If you're
> willing to invest something to have a driver without licence fee, then
> better. Maybe we would be able to arrange a public bidding to disperse
> the cost. Let me know, if you're interested to try this solution and
> I'll mediate it with XTG (we're both in same city).
I have Crystal 8.5, and MSVC 6.0 and I would not mind assisting XTG in doing
some debugging, if it would be helpful to them. I suspect the problem is a function
call that Crystal uses, but most other products do not. I don't mind doing some
debugging, and the only "payment" for my time would be a working driver.


Paul Schmidt, President
Tricat Technologies