Re: status of ndb working group

Colin Morris <cmorris@ingres.com> Wed, 11 March 1992 20:25 UTC

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Date: Wed, 11 Mar 92 10:40:13 PST
From: Colin Morris <cmorris@ingres.com>
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To: ietf-ndb@ucdavis.edu
Subject: Re: status of ndb working group

>- There is an existing industry group working on remote access to 
>  SQL databases (using ISO protocols, but that can be forgiven :),
>  which appears to have widespread cooperation from a number of
>  database vendors, which has not been helped by IETF NDB.

As an employee of one of those vendors I too am intrigued by the current
status and direction of the NDB. I was hoping that this mailing list
would be an effective medium for keeping abreast of the status of NDB. 
However, I haven't seen any status reports of meetings, nor any
substantive discussions of the technical merits of the NDB proposal, or
whether alternatives to it (such as running ISO RDA over TCP/IP) have been 
discussed at meetings. This seems a strange state of affairs.

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Colin Morris       Ingres, an ASK company       cmorris@ws2s.ingres.com

Australia 171 , England 173 for 2: England won by 8 wickets