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> go tell that to your manager who promised multi vendor compat to your clients

Okay, I'll tell him that 5x the systems means more work, possible bugs, etc. Seems logical.

I'll tell him the same thing if he promises Windows, Mac, Linux, Solaris, and Plan 9 compatibility.

I'm not saying you shouldn't be able to use the same application with several databases; I'm saying you should avoid it.

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