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Subject:Re: MySQL without BDE?
Date:Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:31:35 +1000
From:"Leslie" <ViaThe>

Commencing in 2011, Microsoft announced that OLE DB (and thus impacting ADO) 
is being phased over a & year period.
They are refocusing on, drum roll..........., yes you guessed it, ODBC.

Here is a link:

So what is old is new again

"Tom Krieg" <> wrote in message 
> 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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