Subject Re: [IBO] IB_DataSetPageProducer anyone?
Author Jason Wharton
> > I was not aware that the IBWeb actually ended up pulling in the BDE. I
> > that this is the case because I use it quite a bit and the BDE isn't on
> > server I run web stuff from.
> >
> > Can you please clarify how this is so?
> Sorry, I've been unclear. I meant that it requires the BDE VCL package
> (VCLBDE50.BPL) to be distributed (not the BDE DLLs), which is odd in an
> IBO application.
> You probably don't use run time packages so you just don't notice it. If
> you have Kylix (which I don't have) you could have a look to see what
> they've done about the DBWeb unit; perhaps they have ported it to
> dbExpress (ie they have hung themselves to a different tree).

Correct, I don't use runtime packages. That explains it.

> If including the DBWeb unit whith all its load is not an issue, I think
> I can go ahead and finish my producers which could then be put in
> IBWeb.bpl.

They will be most welcome there.

> While we're at it, can you comment on the use of IB_Statement instead of
> IB_Dataset for the single record producer? Is it a good choice?

Well, I'm not sure exactly what to say. I know that I do oft have need to
display just a single record in HTML as opposed to a dataset. Having a
component to make this easy and convenient would be best associated with the
TIB_Statement class.

Jason Wharton
CPS - Mesa AZ