"When you think of open source databases, MySQL or PostgreSQL
may first spring to mind. However, hot on their heels is Firebird,
a relational database which has been a hotbed of development
activity for the past two and a half years.
"Although a worldwide development effort, Firebird does have an
Australian flavour: the FirebirdSQL Foundation (Inc.), an
international non-profit organisation, was formed in New South
Wales late last year. To discuss the Foundation and the development
project, LinuxWorld talked to Helen Borrie, a Firebird project
admin and documenter who is based in the Central Coast..."