[DB-SIG] RE: What database should I use
Thu, 05 Sep 2002 11:34:52 -0600
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At 10:30 AM 9/5/2002 -0500, Ron Darling wrote in favor of VFP.
Here's the devil's advocate: MS manifests no interest in quality control
over its developer products, especially VFP. It is a buggy, poorly
documented product. As one who has used it as my primary development tool
from version 3 thru 6 I have finally given up hope for the support I need
from MS. That's why I'm now using Python.
Yes, VFP has great features. If they all worked as documented, and the
documentation were correct, I'd have less complaint.
Be ware that VFP tables often need to have their indexes repaired. There is
nothing in the product that will detect and automatically repair corrupted
indexes; things just suddenly don't work the way you expect.
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