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"Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
David Botton <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 7 Sep 1999 21:48:37 -0700
Pascal Obry <[log in to unmask]>
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Instead of using ODBC, I would recommend using ADO
bindings generated with BindCOM (see You can then have access
to all ODBC source, OLE DB source, and MAPI source
through one interface.

David Botton

--- Pascal Obry <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > -----Message d'origine-----
> >
> > We are moving into the Win NT world ( kicking and
> screaming)  because we
> > need a database and Access is all we can get.   I
> know Dave Botton is
> > working on COM/DCOM tools for NT.
> >
> > Is there a free API for the ACCESS Database
> run-time Engine? We are looking
> > at building a Glade server on the NT system which
> other (client) Ada code
> > will talk to get data from the Access database.
> This replaces a flat data
> > file system that we have outgrown.
> >
> > Anyone been down this path?
> >
> This is exactly what I plan to do for a futur
> project. Using GLADE as a server
> in front of an Access database. Definitly you should
> get the ODBC Ada binding
> for NT that I've done. You can downlaod this from my
> personal homepage.
> I have also uploaded a port of GDBM 1.8.0 for NT
> with a thin and a thick
> binding, this could
> be a good alternative to Access depending on what
> kind of database you're
> looking for...
> Pascal.

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