Re: Reports Background engine failures
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 08:21:29 -0700
> sybrandb_at_hccnet.nl wrote:
[Quoted] >> On Thu, 26 Jul 2007 12:25:50 GMT, "Jerry Alan Braga" >> <jerry.braga_at_hotmail.com> wrote: >> >>> but In oracle's infinate wisdom they removed client/server support >>> for forms (BIG MISTAKE) after 6i. >>> We are a terminal server shop not Oracle application server with >>> that terrible jinitiator stuff and others. >> That was not a mistake. The world moves on. Mickeysoft doesn't support >> client/server anymore, doesn't it? >> Please realise how terrible old Forms 6i is, and please realise Oracle >> has many other development tools. >> Why stay in the dark and stick to client/server?
> Because things in the 'real world' often don't match your view of how
> things should work. E.g. we sell a suite of applications which include
> a couple of hundred 6i reports. Upgrading to Reports 10g would mean
> we'd have to charge our clients more to cover the increased licensing
> costs of the reports elements of application server, with no obvious
> benefit to themselves.
It would also mean your clients would be using supported technology. Is that a benefit?
[Quoted] It would mean they could meet their legal requirements with respect to auditing and compliance. Is that a benefit?
[Quoted] Given that Oracle has made clear, for years, its intention what you are really saying is that your firm chose to ignore Oracle and the [Quoted] needs of its customers making so appropriate this quote from Shakespeare:
"For 'tis the sport to have the enginer / Hoist with his owne petar"
You being the engineer in this case. <g>
If you don't do it now when do you plan to do it? With version 11? 12? 20? You should have been making this investment on an on-going basis.
-- Daniel A. Morgan University of Washington damorgan_at_x.washington.edu (replace x with u to respond) Puget Sound Oracle Users Group www.psoug.orgReceived on Fri Jul 27 2007 - 17:21:29 CEST