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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: Unix/MS SQL Server connectivity
Date: May 29 1998 10:01PM
Wechsler, Steven M writes:
> What are you Unix folks who need to access MS SQL servers via Perl doing
> when you switch over to MS SQL Server 7.0? According to MS, they are
> dropping support of DB-Library in v 7.0 (that doesn't necessarily mean
> that it will disappear; but if any problems come up, you're screwed).
> As far as I can tell, there is no ODBC Perl module for Unix.
So MS is not going to support backwards compatibility? Meaning all the
people that have built software using DBlibrary against MS-SQL will
simply have to re-write all their apps?!
If this is the case then I'm very happy that I've not had to work with
MS-SQL... (maybe I should add 'yet' here!)
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