According to the DBI book (the O'Reilly cheetah), the Sybase DBD driver
offers some (limited) support for MS-SQL 7 servers with a patch (see related info here
). You might also want to check if DBD::FreeTDS
is mature enough for your uses yet.
You said you want to use DBI, but if nothing else works, there's a set of non-CPANed modules called MSSQL::DBlib and MSSQL::Sqllib available here. These don't use DBI and don't claim support for MS-SQL 7, so I'd shy away from those unless really necessary.
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