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Subject:Re: MySQL without BDE?
Date:Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:33:20 +1000
From:"Leslie" <ViaThe>
Correction: A 7 year period.

"Leslie" <ViaThe> wrote in message
> Tom,
> 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
> Leslie.
> "Tom Krieg" <> wrote in message 
> news:5993bc94$
>> 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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