[Mono-devel-list] Mono 1.0 and Rainbow

Victor Vatamanescu victor.vatamanescu at hqsoftconsult.com
Sat Jun 5 17:56:47 EDT 2004


I will help the Rainbow team with the IBM DB2 migration.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Miguel de Icaza" <miguel at ximian.com>
To: "Jackson Harper" <jackson at ximian.com>
Cc: <john.mandia at pharmaceutical-industry.info>; "mono-devel mailing list"
<mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com>
Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 10:31 PM
Subject: Re: [Mono-devel-list] Mono 1.0 and Rainbow

> Hello,
> > 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.
> Miguel.

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