Subject Re: [firebird-support] delphi code or dll called in sql scripts
Author Peter Sanders
Hi Helen

On Fri, 29 Oct 2004 23:28:31 +1000, Helen Borrie <helebor@...>

> As Alan McDonald mentioned, you can use Delphi to write UDFs -
> user-defined
> functions or, more correctly external functions. You can use these in
> statements and stored procedures, but they aren't available in scripts,
> except as part of an SQL statement, of course. UDFs aren't programs or
> scripts, in any sense - they are dynamically-loadable functions that
> operate on an input value and return a result (like a Delphi functio

Yes, I read that and think that Alan "reminded" me that is was a udf
created by Delphi. I will have to search for the one I found previously
and will check the references Alan and yourself mention.

Thank you

Kind regards

Peter Sanders