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I was sent a job spec that seemed right up my street. It's an old vb6 application that does what it should and they don't really want to replace it yet. What they do want is a link out to a reporting engine.

Generate data sets I think, maybe XML or even populate an external db. Sadly no, the Eejit running the project wants to use a certain product that I will not speak of - lets call it Chrystal Meths. I have politely said I would gladly build the interface to any third party tool they choose, but I will not go near that product.

But surely after you've built the interface it'll be easy to create the reports? "Fnufff!" was my muffled reply.
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