[LINK] Really dumb question
lannet at lannet.com.au
Sun Nov 13 23:30:22 EST 2005
rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au wrote:
> (Thanks also to Con Z for the OO suggestion. I will look into it as well!
> Howard Lowndes wrote:
>> rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au wrote:
>>> It's a long time since I ran a database ... think "Pick" as the
>>> system and you'll get the picture.
>> I'd rather not, I am having to rethink Pick after 9 years away from it.
> Time doesn't ease the pain, does it? Pick was under a popular
> book-and-bill system in the publishing business for a while. It was
> finally and mercifully killed by the unbelievable cost of connecting to
> Ethernet. Let's see: a different license, "X" number of serial ports
> connected to a serial-LAN interface, only as many LAN users as serial
> ports ... ugh!
Actually I have two Linux clients who run D3 Pick on Linux as that
solves the networking problem. They were being served for Pick support
by another consultant who has all but abandoned them. And, yes, the
licencing is a PITA.
>> ReKall http://www.thekompany.com/products/rekall/
>> They have both a GPL and a non-GPL version available.
> I'll look it up, despite my misgivings at putting my fate in the hands
> of Philip K Dick fans ...
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