Subject Re: [IBO] IBO advantages over IBX
Author Jason Wharton
> I have always liked the idea of a stripped down version of IBO... or have
> the bpl broken up into parts!!
> I presently mainly only use the data access components and not the visual
> components. I prefer to display my data in ways that the visual components
> usually don't handle well...
> Exe size is an issue, just did a small test and the linker does a good job
> of cutting down the app size... IBO simple app running a query (no DB UI
> components) was 770K IBX doing the same thing was 531. Not a major...
> But, it would be nice to have the package bpls split up. My app must use
> packages (as it uses dynamically loaded packages and the way it works it
> must have package support turned on). The IBO package is 2,400K where as
> (from what I tell) the IBX one is only 156K and this includes the services
> API stuff that IBO does not implement.

IBO v4 has 4 main packages now. One of them is the core components which is
probably all that you need. It will be approx 700-800KB. Not tiny but a
healthy size I think.

Jason Wharton
CPS - Mesa AZ