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From "Robin Green" <>
Subject Re: new sql logicsheet!
Date Thu, 07 Sep 2000 00:05:45 GMT
Donald Ball <> wrote:
>Geez. Pardon my language, but that is simply ass.
> > The problem in esql is that you can get data in a ResultSet in a number
> > of different ways (get-date, get-time, get-timestamp just to mention a
> > few) so the cache has to be smarter. Maybe adding a cache for
> > getString() results would be enough for most cases ?
>I reckon we could stick a hashtable or something in front of the
>resultset, but we can't just get strings or else you won't be able to
>nicely format dates or real numbers. but if we get objects instead, we
>have to write our own getXXXX methods for strings, ints, reals,
>etc. instead of relying on the ResultSet. hmmm...

If anyone's still interested in this - Town provides an abstraction layer 
over JDBC which does just that, and more:

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