Subject RE: [ib-support] Borland strikes back with IB6.5???
Author Paulo Gaspar
Rule of thumb:
The bigger is the company, less technical is the guy having the
last word.

It gets worse if their customers are big too because, the guys
demanding things on the customer side follow the same tendency.

Have fun,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: lester@... [mailto:lester@...]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2001 6:30 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [ib-support] Borland strikes back with IB6.5???
> > We currently are shipping IB5.6 and paying the license fees.
> That's all part
> > of the product cost and has been for the years that we've been using IB.
> Then you are lucky, or pehaps you can restrict yourselves to
> the bits that work <g>
> > We, and I'm only speaking for what the company says, have more
> than enough
> > work to do, supporting our products and producing new products,
> so as much
> > as some of us may like to work on FB, it won't happen.
> We wasted 12 MONTHS trying to get IB5.6 stable, IB6 fixed
> some of the problems, but it was not until Firebird fixed
> the remaining faults that we could stop firefighting, and
> let the systems just run. If you want a stop and start
> system IB5.6 & IB6 are OK, but running 24/7 - forget it. We
> still have niggles to clear, but now we don't have to Backup
> and Restore every other network hickup.
> p.s. We have some IB5.6 licences if anybodys interested.
> --
> Lester Caine
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> L.S.Caine Electronic Services
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