|Subject||Re: IB Objects (was Re: [ib-support] Borland strikes back with IB6.5???)|
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From: "Salim Naufal" <salim.naufal@...>
Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2001 3:43 PM
Subject: IB Objects (was Re: [ib-support] Borland strikes back with
> I am well aware of Jason's IBObjects and find them excellent. The main
> question I ask right now is which flavor of IB will Jason support.
> The API have started to diverge and he will have to consider which
> distribution he will support. Considering that Interbase V6.5 is not
> opensource, this means that IB6 opesource development is practically dead
> (please correct me if I am wrong). Having heard that IBX will not be
> to support Firebird specific features and APIs, Firebird's only hope is
> IBObjects (and of course, a Kylix version would be a definite plus).
Well, there is also FIB Plus, developed by the Devrace company
(www.devrace.com). If I am correct they also have a version for Delphi 6 and
Kylix ready. They will support Firebird and Interbase (EMS Quickdesk was
written using FIB plus). If you are used to working with IBX I think the
switch to FIB plus is easier than the switch to IBO.