Hi all (especially the German speaking folks),
FYI: In the current edition of the well-known German “Entwickler Magazin”, there has been an article about “Firebird Embedded Server” included.
The link to the content of the current edition is:
Feuervogel Das XCOPY-Deployment Paradigma außerhalb der .NET-Welt
A bit weird, but “Feuervogel” is the German translation of “Firebird”
which isn’t my text when sending them the article. 😉
“Das XCOPY-Deployment Paradigma außerhalb der .NET-Welt” can be
translated to something like “The XCOPY deployment paradigm outside the
–Best Regards, Thomas Steinmaurer
Seems like it may be related to the FB Japanese user group. Sometimes, a few people from it post in the lists.
Here is the English version of that page and they had 2 presentations at Open source conference 2006 Tokyo : one is “Why to choose Firebird” the other is “How to build/debug Firebird”. [Ed:thanks for the link Cludio V.]
Major plans for 2.0 – Firebird support will be added
Milan Babuskov one of original creators of fbManager which became Flamerobin, just made it publicly known that he now works for MySQL AB.
My project, Flamerobin and Firebird Foundation , have been acquired by MySQL, AB. As part of the agreement, I will be working full time for MySQL. I expect to lurk on the flamerobin-devel list from time to time and may contribute the occasional wolf-o-gram, but I will not be taking an active part in Flamerobin development. Although Mariuz will work for MySQL, part time, translating from wolf to English,He will continue to be active in the Firebird/Flamerobin projects.
MySQL acquired IbPhoenix too and Paul Beach will work as MySql marketer.
I do know MySQL’s VP of Marketing…. not surprising
really since we were both at Borland together. And since Zack
joined MySQL a number of other Borland types have appeared…
Steve Curry for PR etc
Today first RC1 release is announced that many oss developers had been awaiting
MyFireGreSql 2.0 is based on code from mysql 6.0 ,firebird 3.0,postgresql 9.0
We needed a big shake up in open source database world and working on the common code base have it’s
advantages:Firebird and Postgresql borrowed from mysql’s speed , mysql used MVCC for it’s transactional engine (is based on firebird) .
SQL2003 is implemented in all three engines now that is published as standard .So why working on a three SQL200X implementations when we could work only on one? , The project’s model is linux kernel where vendors are using only one source code for their distributions (patched properly) but there is only one organization for working on the kernel osdl.
The results are in, and the voters have spoken. We’ve just tallied the
results for the 2006 SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards. The
results are impressive–more than 212,000 of you came to voice your
support for the projects nominated. Winners will be announced at the
Slashdot Lounge in the .ORG Pavilion at LinuxWorld Expo, Boston, on
April 5, and the complete list of winners will be posted on
SourceForge.net on April 6.
Meanwhile, you can view the complete list of nominees and read more
about the awards at:
That link tells of thieves attempting to steal a Koala. What idiots. Surely the only people who think Koalas are cuddly and nice are foreiners who couldn’t know any better.
Turns out, the Koala did so much damage to the would-be thieves that they abducted a fresh water crocodile instead 🙂
[Ed via Robin’s Aussie blog]
I said AGES ago I would post my todo list and the code. So, here it is!
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