I installed OOo 2 today. And I connected it to my locally running
MySQL database via JDBC. I've been learning a lot about JDBC
recently, what with a rash of customers wanting to know how to
connect to MaxDB via Java.
I'm also working a bit with Peter Harvey and learning something about ODBC. It seems somewhat more complicated. Perhaps that's because it doesn't have a virtual machine to target. I don't know. They all seem similar to DBI.
I also installed the beta version of Thunderbird. The Debian package was a bit out of date and didn't have index-by-recipient. It was a major hassle for me, so I fixed it.
Ulf and I have been …