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[REBOL] Re: Command 2 questions

From: holger:rebol at: 26-May-2001 7:22

On Sat, May 26, 2001 at 11:33:50AM +0200, Maarten Koopmans wrote:
> RT heroes, > > Congrats on the 2.0 release.
> Some questions: > > - Is the MySQL 3 binding available as some sort of protocol, or do you need > the C libs installed. (In the latter case, did I give you inspiration?)
It does not require any C libraries. It is implemented as a mysql:// scheme, used in the same way as other database schemes, and talks to the database server through a TCP port. As for inspiration, Sterling should answer that. He wrote the MySQL scheme.
> - Will you add MySQL support to Core/Pro and View/Pro as well? It is already > there via me ( so, why not?
Probably not. A product definition thing... Database support is one of the features that sets /Command apart from /Pro.
> - Perhaps it is an idea to have a Command/View generator as well for say, > $999. This has an extra function: encapsulate [ in [file!] out [file!]] > that generates an executable that people can deploy unlimited. Sure as hell > would kill some competition in the development tool market.
You are describing our Runtime product :-). More info on that soon.
> I'll check my mailbox at work for the upgrades on monday. It's weekend now > :-(
Check on Tuesday. Monday is a holiday in the US (Memorial Day). -- Holger Kruse [holger--rebol--com]