[Oberon] Re: ODBC Support - a WebDAV project ?

edgar at edgarschwarz.de edgar at edgarschwarz.de
Thu Dec 11 22:12:14 CET 2003

Patrick.Hunziker at unibas.ch wrote:
> The Linz V4 distribution has an ODBC interface. I have used it on the Mac 
> Version of V4, where it worked fine.
> I have also started to use it on PluginOberon where it worked in part, but I 
> did not pursue that fully when I realized that it was not the most recent ODBC 
> (3.0?) Version and therefore needed some more adaptation to be fitted to the 
> current Windows DLLs.
> I am willing to send the code to those who want to use it - hopefully there 
> will be a feedback useful for the community. This might be a small 
> collaborative project to be done with WebDAV 
> - who is willing to take the lead ? 

"John Stout" <jstout at cusp.co.uk> wrote:
> The email is slightly out of date since after a debugging session I
> managed
> to get the ODBC interface working under WinAOSOberon. The SQL monitor
> lets me display all the
> data about my ODBC databases so I'm going to wrap up some of the more 
> complicated procedures in a module of their own and see how I get on.
> When I've tested it a 
> bit more thoroughly I'll post it for inclusion in the distribution if
> anyone is interested.

If either of you is sending me your current code I can put it on
http://webdav.ethz.ch/odbc/hunziker and stout respectively.
Just to give the variants tentative names :-) You can propose others.
Some documentation about features and todos would be appreciated.
Then we will see whether somebody is interested in improving the code.

Cheers, Edgar

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