Subject Re: [firebird-support] fbclient.dll - synchronous or asynchronous?
Author Martijn Tonies
Hi Myles,

> > Why does every MDI window need it's own thread?
> The language that I'm doing this in behaves that way (4th Dimension).
> window that is spawned (ie. MDI style Window), runs in its own memory
> with its own local variable set, and although there are some interprocess
> variables that can be used, it's a nightmare to work that way. Therefore
> typically treat each MDI Window as a 'sub-program' running in its own
> space, with its own local memory variables. Its just that a user can have
> many of these open at once, and they would all be connected to Firebird
> independently.
> They wouldn't be too busy. This is a pretty low key business application
> that runs mainly as a user interface on the workstation. There isn't any
> heavy data processing, and I'm architecting all data management work to be
> done by stored procedures in the database itself anyway, so the calls are
> mainly requests to fire a stored procedure off on the server, and then get
> back the result set from this, and display it.
> Nothing special, but the language I'm dealing with treats the MDI concept
> a collection of concurrent threaded sub-programs.

Interesting. Thanks for the explanation as, I think, most of us
here are Delphi programmers :-)

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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