Re: Pain with heterogenous services (DG4ODBC)

From: Eric <>
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2013 20:09:03 +0000
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On 2013-01-08, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:
> On Mon, 07 Jan 2013 23:37:14 +0000, Eric wrote:
>> On 2013-01-07, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:
>>> I'm still on 5.1.22
>> Sigh! Thats where I started. So long ago.
>> Eric
> I actually started on the version 4, on MS-DOS 3.3. What is today known as
> SQL*Plus, used to be known as UFI (User Fiendish Interface)

Ah yes. They replaced it with the Advanced Friendly Interface, which, I think, only saw the light of day as SQL*Plus. I wonder what they could have called the next one if they had wanted to keep the original theme.

> there were SQL*Forms 1.0 included. The form was written in a text editor
> and then generated with IAG. IAD (Designer) did not exist yet.

And we kept right on editing - get the outline of the form in Designer, then fine-tune in a text editor. You can still do that with Apex if you really want.


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