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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@debrunners.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-165) Droppping columns with ALTER TABLE errors out
Date Wed, 06 Jul 2005 16:49:37 GMT
Dag H. Wanvik wrote:

> Hi Shreyas,
> Derby does not support dropping columns, cf
> http://incubator.apache.org/derby/docs/ref/rrefsqlj81859.html.
> I think it would be desirable if the parser recognized it and gave a suitable
> message, though.

Not sure it's the job of Derby to recognize syntax it does not
support/implement. How far would you take it, complete SQL standard, any
other common SQL?
(ALTER TABLE is probably not covered by the standard)


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