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Inprise.com: Open Letter to Our InterBase Customers

Sep 12, 2000, 22:22 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frank Slootman)

"We are pleased to issue this statement of direction with regards to the InterBase® open source project and our commercial releases of InterBase. We are committed to supporting the InterBase product line, our valued customers, and the many respected partners and third-parties who add value to the product and provide quality support and services to the many InterBase customers worldwide."

"We feel there is much to be gained from the collective enthusiasm and talent inherent in the open source movement, notably the ability to further InterBase by tapping the many and varied resources available in the community. We feel it is important that Inprise/Borland continues to provide our installed base - including corporate customers, VARs, OEMs, and government clients - with certified commercial releases. So, we have determined to both actively support our InterBase open source project and continue to certify and release commercial versions of InterBase."

"Over the past few weeks, we have been working to make our InterBase project hosted on Source Forge[tm] more complete and better organized. Currently there are four projects hosted on Source Forge by Inprise:

The main InterBase 6.0 project
IBConsole
InterBase Express
InterClient"

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