Subject Re: Borland going turbo again
Author Myles Wakeham
> On 11-Aug-2006 12:58:02, wrote:
> Well, hopefully there will be lots of downloads of the "explorer"
> editions; DevCo have certainly started the promotion campaign.
> Our job now is to:
> (1) make a Firebird installer that puts Firebird right into a Turbo
> install (include the FB.Net driver in the Delphi.Net and C# versions);
> (2) include documentation that shows the extensions of FB versus IB
> (working from the 1.5 + 2.0 release notes, that should be not so hard);
> (3) make sure that there is link to an appropiate page at the
> site in the comments section of each article about
> DevCo and Turbo.
> If both DevCo and we are successful, it could lead to perhaps as much
> as 1 million trial downloads in the next 6 months.

Yeh, but you forget to mention that DevCo is also getting Interbase as part
of its flock of products. What reason would they have to include an Open
Source, free, competitor to their own product on their own install CDs or
download web site?


Myles Wakeham
Director of Engineering
Tech Solutions US, Inc.
Phone (480) 451-7440