[Lazarus] Lazarus, Jedi etc.
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Mon Jul 15 15:38:41 CEST 2013
On Mon, 15 Jul 2013, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
> leledumbo wrote:
>>> Indeed! More people should be introduced [and educated] to the much better
>>> open source database servers out there, like Firebird and
>> Or if they insist on using MySQL (compatible alternative): MariaDB
> The OP's backend was half constructed.
> There was also a requirement to interface to PLCs etc. (using, I'm told, the
> nodave library), the specific problem he'd got was MySQL access which-
> according to him at least- is not well-supported by Delphi. In that context I
> risked mentioning Lazarus, but I think that trying to tell him to simply use
> a different database would have been counterproductive since (a) he could
> then choose one that suited his version/variant of Delphi and (b) it was in a
> private conferencing topic dedicated to Delphi, not to Life After Delphi.
> So while I use Lazarus, PostgreSQL and (tentatively) FireBird, there are
> limits to how aggressively I'm prepared to push the combination. Particularly
> when the other party is more experienced than I am and has been known to wear
> a journalist's hat.
People using MySQL should have their developers license revoked :)
MySQL is not even worthy of the name database.
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