On Sat, 2011-03-05 at 08:33 +1000, James wrote:
> Hi Ric
> > On Thu, 2011-03-03 at 16:35 -0800, MR ZenWiz wrote:
> > > On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 4:17 PM, Ric Moore
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > > To date, for instance, we still don't have an actual equivalent to
> > > > Access ...that is a drop-in replacement to handle an existing
> > > > database, unless you go through the contortions of exporting
> > > > importing into OpenOffice Database.
> > >
> > > Well, we *are* talking about Access here, right? Do we *really*
> > > a drop-in replacement for something that ghastly?
> > >
> > > Just sayin'....
> > I hear ya! I just get files to deal with, from our Windows addicted
> > staff members, and I'm still in stealth mode to convert them and
> theiropen office
> > pet data projects over to Linux. Ole Arlo was right, what we got here
> > a "movement", ...towards the "Right Thing". It ain't, by any stretch,
> > "Fait accompli".
> Out of curioustity I decided to look thru synaptic and came across
> mdbtools-gmdb. Might that be functional? As I have no need of it I've
> never tried it but maybe worth a shot?
I tried it. It's functionality went past me in both lanes. So, I didn't
see immediate gratification, but maybe I'll dink with it more later.
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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