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Subject:Re: MySQL without BDE?
Date:Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:31:30 +1000
From:Tom Krieg <>
Of course, you'd still need the BDE for Paradox to actually run.

Tom Krieg wrote:
> What Larry said, except ... you could probably write a DLL in .NET that
> used the driver for mySQL (or SQL server, or the NpGSQL .net
> driver for PostgreSQL) and took formatted SQL statements and did the
> database query and passed back the data in the form of a CSV file. It
> would be fairly straight-forward to do. In fact, you could write a
> control that was fairly generic and have it handle a choice of databases
> (keeping in mind that you'd have to cater for various dialects). The
> control could be written so that it was compatible with Paradox.
> Basically it would be a .NET control for Paradox sans BDE.
> Mark Bannister wrote:
>> Can paradox connect to MySQL without the BDE?

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