2nd CFV: comp.databases.btrieve

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               unmoderated group comp.databases.btrieve

Newsgroups line:
comp.databases.btrieve  Pervasive Software client/server development.

Votes must be received by 23:59:59 UTC, 9 Apr 1997.

This vote is being conducted by a neutral third party.  Questions
about the proposed group should be directed to the proponent.

Proponent: Kathy Jones <ka...@smithware.com>
Votetaker: Jani Patokallio <jpato...@alpha.hut.fi>

RATIONALE: comp.databases.btrieve

As client/server computing has grown to be an important facet of the
business community, Pervasive Software Inc's client/server
development, reporting and database tools have become of major
importance to the business and software development community.
Because of the wide range of applications in which Pervasive's
products may be used, there is a need for a forum in which to discuss
problems associated with application development. This forum will
serve as a place for users of Pervasive's products to solve problems
and share ideas. It is hoped this forum will be a place Pervasive will use
to aid their customers and to solicit information about those
customers' needs. The rationale in choosing the name
comp.databases.btrieve for the newsgroup is derived from the fact that
client/server computing usually involves accessing databases. In the
case of Pervasive's products, Btrieve is the primary tool for
implementing this access; it will also be the appropriate place to
discuss the relational database product Scalable SQL. This also leaves
open the possibility of adding groups for discussion of the other
Pervasive Software products.

CHARTER: comp.databases.btrieve

The comp.databases.btrieve newsgroup will be open to discussion of the
use of and any problems or conditions arising from the use of
Pervasive Software's Btrieve, Scalable SQL, Xtrieve, ODBC, and other
Pervasive products in the client/server environment. Specific topics
may include but are not limited to:

        Bugs, Fixes and Workarounds
        Programming Methodology
        SQL Programming (specific to Pervasive Software products)
        Product Comparisons
        ODBC and Middleware Interfaces to Pervasive products
        Legacy Data and access by Pervasive products
        Client-server issues specific to Pervasive products

Binaries are banned. Messages that advertise products using Pervasive
Software products or products that enhance Pervasive Software products
are allowed.

This group is not affiliated with Pervasive Software Inc, but it is
hoped that employees of Pervasive Software will participate in the



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