[ic] Get ready, Restart! Do I use IC or what?

Richard Templet richard at endpoint.com
Sat Jun 20 12:54:08 UTC 2009

Gert van der Spoel wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> it's been years since I've developed with either MV 3 or IC 4 but I've
>> got a project I'll be talking on in the next couple weeks, so I'm in a
>> hurry to get up to speed.
>> This may be an unfair question, but how is the state of IC today,
>> functionality, dependability, and performance wise, and the overall
>> forum collaboration?
> Fuctionality: outstanding!
> Dependability: unsurpassed!
> Performance: like the energizer bunny!
> Forum Collaboration: as if it's one big family :)
> The more boring answer: 
> Some reports have come in with regard to 5.6.0/5.6.1 UTF8 support.
> If you need UTF8 then 5.6.1 is your choice. If you do not at all need
> anything related to multilingual or UTF8 then at this very moment, like
> right now today, now now now, your best bet will probably be 5.4.3. But
> hopefully not for long.
The only thing I'll add in here is that I've got clients using 5.6.1 in
production and it works like a champ.  Last month one client had 5,562
orders totaling $600,449 in sales and that's just one one server.  No
fancy load balancing or anything needed so even 5.6.1 is very stable and

Richard Templet
End Point Corp.

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