Fine, but what about the backend? As SAP is going to stop support for 7.3x and 7.4x versions of SapDB after first quarter of the next year, would sapforge libraries support MaxDB, which is no more free? What is the use of LGPL interfaces when backend has become commercial? If one buys commercial backend, he gets the interfaces also with backend (I think so). Please correct me if I am wrong.
 
Regards,
 
Vinod
----- Original Message -----
From: Edson Carlos Ericksson Richter
To: sapforge-general@lists.sourceforge.net
Sent: Friday, December 19, 2003 5:00 PM
Subject: Re: [Sapforge-general] About sapforge

Ok, main objective: maintain LGPL versions of all programming interfaces: JDBC Driver, ODBC driver, and so on. This is important to people who want's to develop comercial software that will use SapDB as backend server.
 
Steps:
 
1) Wait for latest releases from oficial Sap LGPL drivers;
2) Fix and internationalize, releasing new versions always in LGPL license.
3) Less important, create new tools to help database developers and administrators.
 
 
I expect to translate our wishes in few lines.
 
Best regards,
 
Edson Richter
 
 
----- Original Message -----
From: Vinod Singh
To: sapforge-general@lists.sourceforge.net
Sent: Friday, December 19, 2003 5:35 AM
Subject: [Sapforge-general] About sapforge

Hi,
 
May I know what is the basic idea behind this project? And what are the objectives, this project wants to achieve?
 
Regards,
 
Vinod
 

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