Firebird News

Monday, January 31, 2005

sub 100$ linux laptop

"A $100 (�76, £53) laptop computer for the developing world has been touted at the World Economic Forum in Davos by Nicholas Negroponte, founding chairman of MIT's Media Lab.



The computer will have a 14-inch color screen and will run the Linux operating system. According to Red Herring magazine, Negroponte is looking for support from companies such as chip giant AMD, Google, Motorola, Samsung, and News Corporation."


google laptop with loonix

Sunday, January 30, 2005

Pascal -> Pcode -> Parrot -> Profit

Sven Schubert asked about the feasibility of putting Pascal on Parrot.
He noted that with the infrastructure mentioned in "Perl 6 and Parrot
Essentials" the problem would not be too bad. Apparently "Essentials" makes a few promises that we have yet to live up to. But we are working towards it. In the mean time, StEphane Payrard suggested a way for him to kill to bird with one stone: Pcode.


-- Pcode suggestion


-- initial post


quoted from parrot internals

Pascal Implementation: A Book and Sources

"Included here is the Pascal source of a public-domain Pascal compiler and interpreter, the P4 compiler and interpreter. It is coded entirely in Pascal, and produces a high-level so-called intermediate code as output. The program 'pint' is an assembler and interpreter for this language."


http://homepages.cwi.nl/~steven/pascal/

Thursday, January 27, 2005

i still have the 5.25" big foot drive but new ...

i still have the 5.25" big foot drive but new drives are really small


http://www.askbjoernhansen.com/archives/2005/01/24/001151.html

embedding the Mozilla Gecko in Java

Provide a vehicle for embedding the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine in applications written in the Java programming language.


http://www.mozilla.org/projects/blackwood/overview.html

Wednesday, January 26, 2005

add to debian bug tracking system - firebird2 bug

> we should add nvi dependency for firebird2 package


> it gives an error if you try to install it without ex (nvi)


Please forward this to the Bug Tracking Ssytem (http://bugs.debian.org)


to ensure it doesn't slip away forgotten
--
Damyan Ivanov

Mono - Life in Mono

now i work adding xsp.exe into windows service section or at least to startup , linux is 10K better than windows in this area with a clean system for init (and scriptable)





Tuesday, January 25, 2005

blog error on firebird weekly news

001 java.net.SocketException: Connection reset on file:blog/63/55/15/firebirdnews/2004/12/otfirecheetah-firebird-database-in.html

thinking in ... blog
Bruce Eckel's Idea Blog: over-the-transom thoughts about programming technology.

Monday, January 24, 2005

to do: post Flamerobin at GnomeFiles.org so more wxGTK users find out about it.
Update [is DONE]:
http://gnomefiles.com/app.php?soft_id=729

If anyone knows other sites where to post plese do so

Mono SQL Query for GtkSharp
very good idea , now i have to read how to construct connection string in mono

Mono SQL Query for GTK# is a GUI client for entering and running SQL commands and scripts. Database objects, such as, tables and table columns can be browsed.

Mono SQL Query is built for Mono 1.0 and GTK# 1.0 or higher. It works on Windows and Linux. It has support for various databases via Mono's ADO.NET implementation and data providers, such as, Npgsql for PostgreSQL access or ByteFX.Data.MySqLClient for MySQL access.

http://forge.novell.com/modules/xfmod/project/?sqlsharpgtk

Sunday, January 23, 2005

To do announce flamerobin release on:

- neowin.net [done by alex]
- softpedia.net [not DONE]

other
- jaybird linuxpr.com [not DONE]

to do a list for firebird release news

what is Done is what you see :
- betanews.net [DONE by alex]

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