mx odbc

Paul Boddie paul at boddie.net
Wed Jul 9 11:59:29 CEST 2003


"trewornan" <galen at grex_nospam_.org> wrote in message news:<pan.2003.07.08.21.08.42.395562 at grex_nospam_.org>...
> On Tue, 08 Jul 2003 18:04:11 +0200, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> 
> > Having a maintained and actively supported ODBC interface which
> > works on all major platforms, not just Windows ?!
> 
> Agreed that this must be a lot of work but most of us use open source
> software for a reason.

Yes, mostly for access to the sources, the possibility of
redistribution and the various other freedoms associated with Open
Source/Free Software.

Paul

P.S. Of course it doesn't hurt to get stuff for free, but if that was
the most important thing, you'd surely be content to download
proprietary "free stuff", demos and evaluations (and be at the mercy
of the binary-only distributor in question).




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