[Mono-list] Re: Gda in Mono

Rodrigo Moya rodrigo@ximian.com
18 Feb 2002 16:03:45 +0100

On Thu, 2002-02-14 at 15:06, Chris Podurgiel wrote:
> Daniel,
> When it comes to talking directly to the database, this is beyond my 
> knowledge. When I started working on System.Data, I intended to let the 
> smarter people write the Managed Provider classes, as I would work on the 
> classes that offered "in memory" tables, rows, constraints, etc.
> The ideas you mention here, follow my thoughts exactly.  I think that having 
> a managed provider for Gda is a great way to provide access to Databases on 
> Linux.  However, I would like to throw this into the mix.  What about access 
> to Databases on Windows?  Is it going to be possible to implement 
> System.Data.OleDB and System.Data.SqlClient in Mono?
yes, perfectly possible. OleDb API is available itself on the windows
platform, and I suppose SQL server provides some sort of client APIs, so
this won't be difficult at all.

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