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Re: Desupport

From: Telemachus <telemachus_at_ulysseswillreturn.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 10:47:02 +0100
Message-ID: <nIu%8.4478$zX3.3644@news.indigo.ie>


Since we can't give you a 'written response' here - you're best contacting your Oracle Rep or support or Sales,since only they can give you the definitive answer
"A. Howser" <terrificbowler_at_yahoo.com> wrote in message news:c72dc6ca.0207231338.242244fc_at_posting.google.com...
> What exactly does de-support mean? I've seen a lot of discussion of
> it, but no definition. Specifically, here is my problem:
>
> Government client has a contract from 1999 stating that we have to
> develop this app on Oracle 8.0.4 on NT. We don't want to upgrade,
> first because changing the contract would be a big hassle, and second
> because they would demand that all of the software be regression
> tested.
>
> However, we only recently realized that 8.0.4 and OLE DB do not play
> nice together. I saw in a post that there are patches to upgrade to
> 8.0.4.4 that can fix this. Does "desupported" mean that Oracle will
> not give us these patches? I would think it does, but I need to know
> for sure.
>
> Also, if that is the case, does someone have those patches lying
> around that they could give to us?
Received on Wed Jul 24 2002 - 04:47:02 CDT

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