User (firstname.lastname@example.org) posted:
I've been compatibility testing applications on Windows XP. As expected,
ALL of the client/server VB 5.0 applications (which use RDO) do not work
on XP. Interestingly, ALL of the Delphi applications (4.0 and 5.0) DO
work on XP (and NT4, and Win95...). One application has 7 VB and 2 Delphi
4.0 apps, all of which access Sybase databases.
I wonder what life would be like if Borland had developed an OS for the
Re: XP Migration
I thought I had read something somewhere to the effect that you shouldn't use RDO. This is from Microsoft's web site. FWIW, the topic is no longer being updated because it pertains to an older version. I didn't catch what VB version this was from:
When to Use RDO
If you have an RDO application that works well today, there's no reason to change it. But if you need to extend your application to access other kinds of data, you should consider reengineering to use ADO.
If you are developing a new application, you should consider using ADO instead.