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From Jack Klebanoff <klebanoff-de...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-355) Document TIMESTAMPADD and TIMESTAMPDIFF functions
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2005 14:51:27 GMT
Jeff Levitt wrote:

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>>Jack Klebanoff commented on DERBY-355:
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>>The TIMESTAMPADD and TIMESTAMPDIFF functions are
>>JDBC escape functions, they are not like the other
>>functions in the list of built-ins and they do not
>>have equivalent built-in functions. It is probably
>>good to document TIMESTAMPADD and TIMESTAMPDIFF in
>>the list of built-in functions, so that users can
>>find them, but the documentation must stress that
>>they are only accessible using the JDBC escape
>>function syntax. Perhaps we should put an asterisk
>>beside them in the list of built-in functions.
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>What if we put a note in each of the function topics
>mentioning this?  I hesitate to put in an asterisk on
>each of the function titles, since it may be confused
>as syntax.  Would that work?
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I think that that would work. Another possibility is to use some symbol 
that is not used by SQL instead of an asterisk.

Jack

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