[Mono-devel-list] Mono 1.0 and Rainbow

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Sat Jun 5 01:31:24 EDT 2004


> Here are some of the things I encountered:
> http://www.jacksonh.net/jackson/blog/archive/2004/Jan-29.html
> Do you plan on supporting another database backend? This is where most
> problems come in. Joseph did a nice job of writing postgres functions to
> replace the stored procs in IBuySpy, however this wouldn't be portable
> to My SQL. 
> The first step of supporting running on Mono and connecting to a MS SQL
> server DB running on another machine shouldn't be too much work. The
> second step of supporting a database that runs on Linux will be more
> difficult.

Seems to me that Postgress having stored procedures might be a simpler
migration path, and we should encourage people to port to it for
complex applications.


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