[fpc-pascal] TBufDataset vs TClientDataset

Graeme Geldenhuys mailinglists at geldenhuys.co.uk
Mon Oct 9 16:14:53 CEST 2017

On 2017-10-09 09:08, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> Because it was never meant to be a TClientDataset equivalent, but it has
> grown into something that does many of the things TClientDataset does.
> Naming it TClientDataset would imply that we ensure TClientDataset
> compatibility, which definitely was/is not the case.

OK, that's understandable. Thanks for the background information.

> Historic reasons. It existed before TBufDataset.
> Rewriting TMemdataset so it sits on top of TBufDataset is since long on

So it is recommended to use TBufDataset over TMemDataset?

> If anyone is interested in tackling these problems (implement TClientDataset,
> TMemDataset rebase)

Ah, I see Git is growing on you [using git terminology there]. ;-)


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