SOLVED - RE: [thelist] ASP connection problems

Luther, Ron Ron.Luther at
Wed Mar 13 16:24:00 CST 2002

Dang it!

It *WAS* a bad TNSNAMES file!

I hate when that happens!


{not really a tip - cuz I haven't had time to try it out yet ...

A lot of folks have built nice css-based mouse-over and on-click
stylistic effects.  It occurred to me over the weekend that you could
use a JavaScript "timing script" to trigger the class changes instead of
using an on-click or mouseover event.

It may be this week's "flaming Piranha", but you should be able to
construct JS based "CSS Text Animation" ... flashing 'Eat at Joes - Code
at evolt' or some such nonsense by changing the background properties,
color, and font weight of the classed text.  Kind of a 'Times Square'

Then again ... maybe it has a constructive use.

-----Original Message-----
From: Luther, Ron

Yeah - I can connect to the database using other applications like SQL+,
Brio, and that 'Oracle ODBC Test Utility' I mentioned.

For some reason I just can't seem to get to it from ASP.  The connection
string syntax seems to be correct - since I can email the page to other
folks and it works for them.  Something is just 'wronky' with my

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