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From Dan Lewis <>
Subject Re: Request Advice on Use of OO's Base & MySQL to Accomplish a Task Done Nicely by MS Access
Date Sun, 07 Apr 2013 18:37:04 GMT
On 04/07/2013 02:08 PM, Wolfgang Keller wrote:
>> I need advice as to whether OO's Base with MySQL
> Don't use MySQL if you want to get your data back in a consistent state
> reliably.
> Use PostgreSQL instead.
> Avoid the "embedded" database.
>> can be used in a practical way to do some tasks, before making a
>> major attempt to switch from MS Access to OO & MySQL for this work.
>> Do such tasks seem appropriate for OO's Base & MySQL?  Can Base
>> provide very critical control of the positioning of text?
> The forms will have to be defined in Writer.
> Sincerely,
> Wolfgang
       What is an example of inconsistent state of returned data when 
using MySQL?
       Will using Mail Merge also be a part of what the OP wants to do?


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