Proprietary Sybase DBI/DBD module
greg at mccarroll.org.uk
Wed Oct 31 23:00:45 GMT 2012
On 31 Oct 2012, at 20:40, DAVID HODGKINSON wrote:
> On 31 Oct 2012, at 20:00, Joel Bernstein <joel at fysh.org> wrote:
>> Not to be snarky but the answer here seems to be "yes, and what's your point?"
> Companies that make you buy their software (limited, free,
> development version notwithstanding, limiting the *client*
> systems you use out of what, fear that you might use their
> software more widely?
But do consider, loss of brand value/reputation as they can't properly test the client on every platform and one of their brand components is stability/reliability?
And I suspect most people deploying Sybase are going to tailor the OS/distro around it.
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