Subject Re: [Firebird-general] Re: OT: Delphi versions.
Author Lester Caine
Svein Erling Tysvfr wrote:

> --- In, Lester Caine wrote:
>>Paul Beach wrote:
>>>Like you I tend to do most of my coding in C/C++ and Java.
>>>But we standardized on Delphi 6 for IBReplicator... and
>>>I don't see any need to buy a newer version of Delphi.
>>>It stable and does everything we need.
>>Just to complete the picture - as someone who never moved *TO*
>>Delphi ;) Borland 'end of lifed' C++ Builder 6 but has now back
>>peddled, and the next version of Delphi will also have a C++
>>personality - some time in the future ...
> Hi Lester, you - if anyone - could really complete the picture by
> commenting the bits that Claudio didn't think were possible to change,
> but which may bring this whole tread "on-topic":
>>I don't think her employer will want to go to FB because they are
>>standarized on MsSql. Since Alicia worked mostly with IB4.2 years
>>ago, I think that based on such experience she wouldn't dare to
>>suggest IB/FB for the Ministry of Education, so let's concentrate on
>>the programming tool for now.
> If I remember correctly, you were in deep trouble with InterBase some
> years ago, but in the end finally succeeded (to a large extent due to
> IBO?). Doesn't that put you in a position where you're able to talk to
> people burnt by InterBase, as opposed to people like me who's never
> experienced those situations?

Good point - I'm still running a lot of stuff on Builder5 and Builder6
with IBO which made a lot of the problems go away, and the switch from
Interbase5/6 to Firebird completed the picture and restore 24/7 operation.
But I've never had to deal with versions of Delphi ;)

Lester Caine
L.S.Caine Electronic Services