Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: -- Comment
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
""Ann W. Harrison"" <aharrison@...> wrote in message
> For what little it's worth, ISQL started life as a
> simple test engine for dynamic SQL and gradually
> morphed into the main interactive tool without gaining
> any of the structure or intelligence that a good
> interactive query language processor requires.
> Rather than teaching ISQL new tricks, we should get
> a new dog.

This is why I have a cat and a dog. Each one does its own tricks.

The problem is that the ultimate end user tool seems an area better server
by third party tool developers than by the engine volunteers. Maybe we could
come up with something basic but smarter as a replacement, but a full
fledged multi-platform isql2 seems utopian for me at this time.

Claudio Valderrama C. - -
Independent developer
Owner of the Interbase® WebRing