Subject Re: [firebird-support] no java UDFs ?
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:09 AM 28/10/2004 +0000, you wrote:

>I have posted a message on this subject yesterday but haven't got any
>answer. Does anybody know if java UDFs are allowed with firebird


> (they are with Interbase,


> Oracle, DB2...).
>If not, is there any plan ?

No plan, some talk from time to time of pluggable "external stored
procedures". If you're interested, you might like to check through the
Firebird-Architect archives for past discussions on the subject.

>I think this topic is really important now as java is more and more
>the first language used in the corporate world. Java is very well
>suited to deal with Unicode Strings, which are a strong point of
>Firebird too. The problem is the functions delivered don't work with
>Unicode (ex : Upper).

This problem isn't attributable to lack of support for Java UDFs, though.

If you want to kick off a thread on this topic, please feel welcome to do
so - but in Firebird-architect, not here in the support list.