[freetds] Two versions of user guide?

Frediano Ziglio freddy77 at gmail.com
Sat May 23 14:50:47 EDT 2015


Hi,
  changes are fine for me, I committed! You will see changes on next
development snapshot or in next RC version (that I hope is the last)

Frediano


2015-05-23 17:47 GMT+01:00 Randy Syring <randy at thesyrings.us>:
> I only put 9.0 on the table because it was mentioned in the original page
> you wrote.  It was the first time I'd heard of a 9.0 protocol. I'm ok
> removing it from the table.
>
> For the history, I wasn't really sure on exactly what happened.  :)
>
> I've updated the Dropbox doc and gist to address your concerns.  Let me know
> your thoughts.
>
> Thanks.
>
> *Randy Syring*
> Husband | Father | Redeemed Sinner
>
> /"For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world
> and forfeit his soul?" (Mark 8:36 ESV)/
>
> On 05/22/2015 07:53 PM, Frediano Ziglio wrote:
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> Don't you think 9.0 on the table is too misleading?
>>
>> The story about the version was a bit more complicated. For 7.0 was
>> exactly the product version (MSSQL 7 is product 7.0 with protocol
>> 7.0). For MSSQL 2000 (product 8.0) there were some documentation
>> (probably MSDN) that also refer to a 8.0 protocol version. Could be a
>> misunderstanding, a typo or the author didn't know much about but it
>> did not came directly from us, or at least was confirmed in a semi
>> official way. Years after when they released the specifications we saw
>> 7.1 and so on.
>>
>> Frediano
>>
>>
>> 2015-05-21 14:44 GMT+01:00 Randy Syring <randy at thesyrings.us>:
>>>
>>> Final version:
>>>
>>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/110ze3bdaqohmhf/Choosing%20a%20TDS%20protocol%20version.htm?dl=0
>>>
>>> My changes:
>>> https://gist.github.com/rsyring/e107d0443f6a0ca69a97/revisions
>>>
>>> Hope that helps.
>>>
>>> *Randy Syring*
>>> Husband | Father | Redeemed Sinner
>>>
>>> /"For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world
>>> and forfeit his soul?" (Mark 8:36 ESV)/
>>>
>>> On 05/21/2015 04:26 AM, Frediano Ziglio wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Randy,
>>>>     just updated website user guide with latest rc. Could you see the
>>>> page (http://www.freetds.org/userguide/choosingtdsprotocol.htm) and
>>>> edit in some way. If you are not a sgml guru just same the page and
>>>> edit, I'll look at changes.
>>>>
>>>> Frediano
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 2015-05-17 20:59 GMT+01:00 Randy Syring<randy at thesyrings.us>:
>>>>>
>>>>> Ok.  I still think it would be better to list the older versions in the
>>>>> table and just note that they are aliases.  I think it will be more
>>>>> visible
>>>>> and intuative that way.
>>>>>
>>>>> *Randy Syring*
>>>>> Husband | Father | Redeemed Sinner
>>>>>
>>>>> /"For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world
>>>>> and forfeit his soul?" (Mark 8:36 ESV)/
>>>>>
>>>>> On 05/17/2015 01:31 PM, Frediano Ziglio wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2015-05-17 15:13 GMT+01:00 Randy Syring<randy at thesyrings.us>:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Are there two versions of the user guide on the site?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://www.freetds.org/choosingtdsprotocol.htm  (has updated info
>>>>>>> about
>>>>>>> obsolete versions)
>>>>>>> http://www.freetds.org/userguide/choosingtdsprotocol.htm  (not the
>>>>>>> same
>>>>>>> info)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> *Randy Syring*
>>>>>>> Husband | Father | Redeemed Sinner
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> /"For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world
>>>>>>> and forfeit his soul?" (Mark 8:36 ESV)/
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> First page was a preview of a change for next rc. Now is a 404 :)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Frediano
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