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From Paul Hammant <Paul_Hamm...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [AvalonDB] some thoughts
Date Wed, 31 Oct 2001 09:04:25 GMT
Ulrich,

>FYI, the SQL-92 datatypes are:
>
>INTEGER, SMALLINT, NUMERIC, DECIMAL
>REAL, DOUBLE, FLOAT
>CHAR, VARCHAR
>BIT
>DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL
>
>All the other types you mentioned are PROPRIETARY, don't waste your time
>implementing proprietary Oracle or Sybase constructs. Additionally I
>think supporting VARCHAR would be enough at first, the other datatypes
>can be derived from it.
>
That's probably good advice. The mappings between those and normal Java 
objects are mostly quite good.

- Paul


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