Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: VERY Slow Access Under Windows XP
Author Ann W. Harrison
At 08:50 PM 11/5/2001 +0000, dan@... wrote:

>... one wonders why MS decided to flag
>files with that extension. Seems like a convenient way of damaging a
>pesky, free competitor to SQL server, doesn't it?

Unlikely that the gnomes who made that decision know there's a
world outside the Microsoft campus.

>Have the Firebird developers considered changing the default
>extensions and the names of the gdb files that will ship with 1.0?

Yes - that would make it more difficult to co-exist with (or
replace) InterBase so we haven't done it ... yet.


We have answers.