Subject Re: [IBO] Re: Turbopower goes Open Source
Author Carlos
b) go to IBO TDescendant, loosing a lot of C/S facilities...

In true you would loose only the "magic" of the IB_ Controls (like
IB_Edit, IB_Grid, etc...). Almost all that you can do with TIB_Query
can be done with TIBOQuery since it is only a wraper to TIB_Query.


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MMmlc> mmmm.. a lot of wonderful TDescendant components that I can't use in
MMmlc> my IBO native components program... sigh!
MMmlc> alternatives:
MMmlc> a) port Orpheus to native IBO (a fork, and a nightmare to realize and
MMmlc> update, I suppose)
MMmlc> b) go to IBO TDescendant, loosing a lot of C/S facilities...
MMmlc> c) Jason adds to IDescendant all tha IBO native magic...
MMmlc> I vote for c) ;))
MMmlc> regards
MMmlc> Marco Menardi
MMmlc> btw, d) would be "improve IBO visual controls taking code from
MMmlc> Orpheus", but I think that GPL will not allow that. Hope they will
MMmlc> choose a license that let us use them in commercial, closed source,
MMmlc> applications. I'm a too small developer to open source my program and
MMmlc> survive :(

MMmlc> --- In, Helen Borrie <helebor@t...> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Turbopower just announced that they are discontinuing retail
MMmlc> business with
>> their Delphi (VCL and CLX) components and are open-sourcing them.
MMmlc> They are
>> setting up a project on SourceForge and plan to have most of the source
>> available there by the end of January.
>> Full story: see
>> cheers,
>> Helen

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