Subject RE: [IBO] Migrating to Firebird - how about Unicode?
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> Hi Jason, you write
> > My thinking is that it's better to migrate away from Paradox to Firebird
> > >before< migrating to Delphi XE and Unicode.
> If you intend for your application to remain unchanged with the exception
> of
> moving over to better underlying technology then just go for the whole
> jump
> and focus on using scripted mechanisms so that you can migrate things in
> an
> automated way, do a bunch of testing, etc. When you find problems, modify
> your scripts to convert things over and then keep at it until it is
> perfected.
> Do you hereby mean, that I should jump from BDE/Paradox/Delphi2007 to
> IBO/Firebird/DelphiXE in one big jump? Are your following replies based on
> this?

I think it would be less overall work to jump all the way to XE because it
has the Unicode based string type that would handle things with minimal

Jason LeRoy Wharton

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