Subject Re: [IBO] Can you explain more about upgrade subscriptions !
Author Jason Wharton
Thank you very much for your remarks. I will have subscription continuations
for the individual modules. Just right now they are new and nobody needs to
upgrade them yet. I will have that ready when the time comes.

Jason Wharton
CPS - Mesa AZ

----- Original Message -----
From: <radovan.antloga@...>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2001 12:47 PM
Subject: [IBO] Can you explain more about upgrade subscriptions !

> We decided to buy IBObjects components because they are
> the best we have ever seen. We tested dbExpress, SQLDirect,
> IBX and our applications are now based on BDE. IBO is not
> so easy to use but it works just as it should. We will use
> iboTDataset objects because we are migrating from BDE to IBO.
> For now we would only need that components and can't decide
> what is best option to buy IBO. We understand that we have
> to purchase an upgrade subscription after a year from your original
> purchase date for minor upgrades and every six months for
> major upgrades. Is that possible only for bundles or even for
> single modules. We found only information (price) about upgrade
> IBO 3.x to the Data Access Bundle. There is also no information
> about upgrade prices. How we can get that?
> I can tell you once agan that IBO is realy the best. If you
> compare with others just how they handle Refresh and you will
> see that only BDE and IBO works ok. For test we use DbGrid to
> show data. BDE with TTable is working fine. dbExpress have bug
> when RefreshRecord is used and you can only use ClientDataset
> for updating data. SQLDirect doesn't support Refresh (record) jet
> you can only refetch all data to see changes made by triggers.
> IBX is moving record position always to last position in grid.
> IBX also doesn't have so much flexibility as IBO does. We found
> that we don't need to use persistent fields any more and we
> can also have data dictionary outside of application with IBO.
> We found that we can have now applications without Lookup fields
> so we can speed up things a lot. So IBO gives you a lot more
> than BDE does. You can tune TIBOQuery as much as you like you
> can't do nothing like that with IBX. I can say that IBO is
> for profesional use and IBX is very far from that.
> Sorry if I was to long.
> Best Regards
> Rado Antloga
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