> When engaged in these sorts of discussion, I find it valuable to attempt
> to comprehend the worldview of the user being discussed. That it is easy
> for you to make the conversion is not at issue. What is at issue is the
> ability of the "average Access user" to do so. This requires that they
> have a reasonable amount of technical skill and some level of proficency
> with both Access and MySQL. It is not a skillset I would ascribe to the
> "average Access user."
> Again if the desire is to get a great number of Access users to convert,
> you will have to offer either a toolset that makes the migration to/use of
> MySQL as simple as their use of Access and/or an extremely compelling
> reason to switch. Not compelling to you or I, we're already sold, but *to
Actually this sounds like a fun project, aside from the
fact that you have to work with Windows. I might be
interested in working on it some day.