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From siss...@insession.com
Subject Re: Remaining issue outlined in Derby 261
Date Fri, 06 May 2005 06:17:54 GMT
I think we should provide migration information for existing IBM DB2 JDBC 
driver users.  It can only aid the migration to, or adoption of Derby by 
end users and software vendors.


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Jeff Levitt <derby@mylevita.com> wrote on 06/05/2005 09:07:17 AM:

> I just opened a new Jira issue for documenting the
> Derby Network Client:
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-261
> I am in the process of implementing the goals outlined
> in that issue.  However, as I mentioned in the entry,
> we don't have resolution on whether to completely
> remove information on using the IBM DB2 JDBC driver
> (and possibly create an external whitepaper at some
> point), or whether to create a new section in the
> Server and Admin guide that describes the differing
> syntax, along with some examples, should a user wish
> to use that driver instead of the new Network Client. 
> So far we have one voice of support for:
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.apache.db.derby.devel/3519
> and one against:
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.apache.db.derby.devel/3478
> Are there any other opinions out there?
> I'd like to get some sort of consensus, as I am almost
> ready to send a first draft of a patch for review.
> Thanks!

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