The Eloquence B.08.20 release improves on the Eloquence B.08.00 and B.08.10 releases
and supports the same 32-bit and 64-bit platforms and architectures.
It is installed in a separate location and may be used concurrently with previous
Eloquence B.08.20 adds major enhancements to a variety of product components.
- Database full text search
The new FTS index subsystem supports searching database records by individual
words or a combination of words (full text search) or to qualify database
entries by specific properties. It allows for fast and flexible qualification
of a large numbers of database entries.
- Database enhancements
A number of enhancements improve the Eloquence database functionality,
including support for protected password files, support for repacking a
database and replication enhancements.
- Eloquence programming language
The Eloquence programming language was enhanced substantially, including
syntax enhancements, supporting path to access files, class methods,
external classes and on-demand loading of program code.
- PCL to PDF conversion
The eqpcl utility allows to convert PCL output of existing applications
to PDF documents on the fly.
- Improved eloqsd
The eloqsd daemon was enhanced substantially, including PAM support,
encoded passwords and server side application configuration.
- Improved WEBDLG
Installation and Upgrade
Please refer to the Eloquence B.08.20 installation documents below
for an overview of Eloquence installation and platform specific details,
as well as information on updated License Keys.
Eloquence B.08.20 is upwards compatible with previous Eloquence versions.
A database created with B.08.20 should not be used with previous Eloquence releases.
However, it is supported to move databases to older releases when no new
functionality is used.
Programs modified with the B.08.20 programming language will refuse to load with
previous Eloquence releses if incompatible functionality is used that would
cause older Eloquence releases to abort.
Eloquence B.08.20 includes or makes use of several third party and
open source projects. Details can be found in the following document: