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Date:      Thu, 12 Oct 95 15:34:47 EST
From:      M C Wong <mcw@hpato.aus.hp.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freefall.FreeBSD.org (freebsd-questions@freefall.cdrom.com)
Subject:   VBIX/db for FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <199510120534.AA156856088@hp.com>

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FYI :

> > From: jalvarez@uno.com
> > Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.announce
> > Subject: COMMERCIAL: VBASE for Linux !
> > Followup-To: comp.os.linux.misc
> > Date: Thu, 05 Oct 95 14:14:02 GMT
> > Organization: ?
> > Lines: 64
> > Approved: linux-announce@news.ornl.gov (Lars Wirzenius)
> > Message-ID: <cola-liw-812902442-9632-1@oravannahka.helsinki.fi>
> > NNTP-Posting-Host: kruuna.helsinki.fi
> > Mime-Version: 1.0
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> > 
> > FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            August 31, 1995
> >  
> > Contact:  Don Hsi, President
> >           (408) 378-9898 X103
> >           (408) 378-9935 Fax
> >           1590 La Pradera Dr. Campbell, CA 95008
> > ______________________________________________________________
> >  
> > Halcyon Software Releases VBASE, a multi-platform SQL database
> > _______________________________________________________________
> >  
> > CAMPBELL, California--Halcyon Software announced today, the release of 
> > VBASE,
> > a full-featured, multi-user SQL database server running under Windows(tm) 
> > 3.x,
> > Windows 95, Windows NT and UNIX environments, including Sun OS, Sun Solaris,
> > Unixware, AIX, HP/UX,SCO and Linux.
> >  
> > VBASE highlights include full data recovery, transaction logging, 
> > record-level
> > locking, full ANSI SQL standard compliance and an ODBC interface. In 
> > addition,
> > VBASE includes performance-enhancing SQL extensions and access to shared
> > cursors in its Windows versions. According to Don Hsi, Halcyons president 
> > and
> > founder, VBASE provides an economical yet powerful alternative to other 
> > DBMSes
> > on the market. In addition, it is designed to interface effortlessly with our
> > VBIX (Visual Basic on UNIX) products for customers who need a one-stop data
> > access solution.
> >  
> > Halcyon Software has been in business since 1990 providing engineering
> > solutions to customers worldwide. It has successfully marketed and sold more
> > than a half dozen commercial applications.
> >  
> > ###
> > Windows and Visual Basic are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation
> > ###
> > Visual Basic is registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation
> > ___________________________________________________________________________
> > VBIX uses the WM_MOTIF windowing system under Motif. For additional
> > information on WM_MOTIF, please contact Software UNO at info@uno.com
> > (800) 840-UNIX (8649) (809)723-5000 Fax (809)722-6242 WWW http://www.uno.com
> > ___________________________________________________________________________
> > 
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An enquiry of a possible port of the above post to FreeBSD results in
a positive reply :


> > From dhsi@netcom.com Thu Oct 12 15:21:47 EST 1995
> > Received: from hp.com by hpato.aus.hp.com with ESMTP
> > 	(1.37.109.14/16.2) id AA131685302; Thu, 12 Oct 1995 15:21:43 +1000
> > Return-Path: <dhsi@netcom.com>
> > Received: from netcom16.netcom.com by hp.com with ESMTP
> > 	(1.37.109.16/15.5+ECS 3.3) id AA245870389; Wed, 11 Oct 1995 09:53:11 -0700
> > Received: by netcom16.netcom.com (8.6.12/Netcom)
> > 	id JAA02810; Wed, 11 Oct 1995 09:49:40 -0700
> > From: dhsi@netcom.com (don hsi)
> > Message-Id: <199510111649.JAA02810@netcom16.netcom.com>
> > Subject: VBIX/db for FreeBSD
> > To: mcw@hpato.aus.hp.com
> > Date: Wed, 11 Oct 1995 09:49:40 -0700 (PDT)
> > Cc: dhsi@netcom.com (don hsi)
> > X-Mailer: ELM [version 2.4 PL23]
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> > Status: RO

> > Hi,
> >     I wonder if you company has any intention of porting the product
> > to FreeBSD ?
> > 
> >    Thank you.
> > 
> >    Regards,
> >    M.C Wong
> > 
>
> Dear Mr. Wong,

> We can port the database engine to FreeBSD, however, we need a 
> committed sales beforehand. Will you lookint at single copy or
> multiple copies?

> We can send you VBIX/db database engine on either Sun or Linux for your 
> evaluation first if you wish.  Please fill up the Early Bird Program
> form enclosed below. 

> There is a per-user license fee associated with the VBIX runtime engine 
> start at $495, and adjusted based upon the volume discount. The VBIX/db
> database engine is priced at $495 for single-user/developer version and
> $1,995 for the server version.

> Regards,
> Don Hsi

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>          VBIX(tm) Early Bird Program Registration Form
>          (fax to 408-378-9935, email to dhsi@netcom.com)

> Company: __________________________________________________________

> Job Title:_________________________________________________________

> First Name:_________________________ Last Name:____________________

> Tel:__________________________   Fax:______________________________

> EMAIL(required):___________________________ www/ftp:_______________

> Address:___________________________________________________________

> City:___________________________ State:_____ Zip:__________________

> Country:___________________________________________________________

> Intended Usage:____________________________________________________
> ___________________________________________________________________
> ___________________________________________________________________

> (check one platform you wish to receive VBIX initially)
> Hardware/OS: ______________________________________________________
> ___________________________________________________________________
> ___________________________________________________________________

> VBX (custom controls)used:_________________________________________
> ___________________________________________________________________

> Use:  OLE2? (y/n):____     DLL? (y/n):____         MAPI? (y/n):____  
>       MSComm?(y/n):____    Data Control?(y/n):____ ODBC?(y/n):____
>       others:______________________________________________________

> Type of DLL used___________________________________________________
> ___________________________________________________________________

> UNIX Database used:________________________________________________

> Need VBIX/DB database engine?(y/n):_____  

> If yes, which platform?:___________________________________________

> Number of VBIX licenses needed (estimate):_________________________

> Number of VBIX/db needed (estimate):_______________________________

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 M.C Wong                                  Email: mcw@hpato.aus.hp.com 
 Australian Telecom Operation              Voice: +61 3 272 8058        
 Hewlett-Packard Australia Ltd             Fax:   +61 3 898 9257        
 31 Joseph St, Blackburn 3130, Australia   OS: FreeBSD-1.1.5.1
 http://www-ato.aus.hp.com/~mcw

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