[fpc-devel] TMysqlDataset and TIBDataset obsolete?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat May 7 16:06:37 CEST 2005

On Sat, 7 May 2005, Joost van der Sluis wrote:

> Hi all,
> the sqldb components are based on the TMySQLDataset (MySQL) and
> TIBDataset (Interbase) components.
> Afaik all functionality of the mysql and interbase units is also
> available in the sqldb unit, but the sqldb unit supports more
> (updateable) and is better maintained.
> But for users that could be confusing. They could think that the DB-
> support for those databases is not good enough (yet), while the
> functionality they need is supported by sqldb.
> Is it possible and do you guys think it's smart to mark the interbase
> and mysql units as obsolete in version 2.0.0? I think that removing them
> is a step too far, although the release of 2.0.0 is maybe the best time
> to do it...

I think they can be marked as obsolete, if we are sure that all features 
are there.


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