Subject Re: [IBO] IBO for Delphi 2009
Author Jason Wharton
> Can you tell us aproximately when IBO will be ready for Dephi 2009 ?

In one respect is is ready for development use right now but I realize the
current version does not have everything totally rewritten to be ideal under
widestring being the new default string type. I have put a lot of work into
it so far but there is a lot of work yet remaining to make it the way it
should be. I no longer have full-time employment and I intend to make IBO my
full-time means to support my family. However, this has required some major
adjustments to our lifestyle necesitating relocating to circumstances where
we can live on much less income. Over the past few weeks I have put
thousands of miles moving. It's almost done.

> We have an application developed in Delphi7 / IBO 4.5
> We are going to lift this project to newer versions soon.
> Part of the application is using paradox.
> We are going to have a new employee - whose job will be to port the
> paradox-part to IBO.

If you don't have that new employee, perhaps that's something I could do. I
would like to have short-term contracts from time to time to supplement my

> It is difficult for us to decide if we should let our new employee work in
> the (old !) Delphi7 - and wait for IBO for Delphi 2009 - or we should
> upgrade to Delphi 2007 and newest IBO now.

I would have them start working with D2009 right now. This way, you could
provide feedback for my development efforts.

> If we know when we can expect IBO for Delphi 2009 this decision may be
> easier.

I have it in a usable for now so anytime now you can start using it for

Jason Wharton