This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
It turns out that there is a bug with MySQL and server side PreparedStatements. There are several bug reports in the MySQL bug database, and some of them have been confirmed (and fixed in more recent versions). I filed a bug in the Ubuntu Bugzilla, and hope they will upgrade their distribution to 4.1.14 or 4.1.15.
Thanks for all of your help!
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link: http://aspose.com