Subject (almost) any other layer
Author Kyle Cordes
When I read this:


IB Objects - direct, complete, custom connectivity to Firebird or
InterBase without the need for BDE, ODBC or any other layer.


I think to myself... I wish the "any other layer" part were true all the
way to the IB server. In other words, it would be great to have
database components that speak directly to Interbase, not using

This would be the Delphi equivalent of a Type 4 JDBC driver. In the
Java world these are common. In the Delphi world, I think there are
already such components for MySQL and Oracle.

Is this remotely feasible? Or is there a whole lot of magic in the
Interbase client side, in GDS32.DLL?

[ Kyle Cordes * kyle@... * ]
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