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From Charles Baker <raschar...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: The best website database!
Date Mon, 01 Jul 2002 07:29:38 GMT

--- Basil Bourque <basil@speakeasy.net> wrote:

<<SNIP>>

> I did not catch the earlier part of this thread, but
> let me throw 
> in my favorite db:
> 
> FrontBase
> http://www.FrontBase.com/
> 
> It is native software, but runs on many Unixes, MS
> Windows, and Mac 
> OS X, with a most excellent GUI admin tool for Mac
> OS X. It 
> includes an excellent free JDBC driver (the best
> I've seen 
> actually). FrontBase fully supports Unicode, and
> even uses Unicode 
> internally for storing data.
> 
> It is a commercial product, but has a free developer
> license, and a 
> free deployment license (with some restrictions such
> as no backup 
> feature).
> 
> FrontBase is a mature, complete SQL database without
> the glaring 
> holes in functionality that you'll find in hsqldb,
> Postgres, and 
> MySQL. FrontBase stands out in its commitment to
> following 
> standards, most especially the SQL92 standard. The
> makers of 
> FrontBase go so far as to consider Date's book "A
> Guide To The SQL 
> Standard" to be their documentation.
> 
> http://www.bookpool.com/.x/isppqxs3im/sm/0201964260

Not saying you're wrong or right, but what do you see
as the glaring holes in Postgres 7.2? And certainly
not wanting to start any flame wars.



<<SNIP>>

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