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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-695) Re-enable the TINYINT datatype
Date Thu, 10 Nov 2005 00:23:15 GMT

>I see this in section 8.3.4
>"The JDBC type TINYINT represents an 8-bit integer value between 0 and
>255 that may be signed or unsigned."
Hi Dan,

I don't mean to pile up on you after your jet lag. Welcome back!

Yeah, that's the same sentence I saw. It's a bit oddly worded. The 
"8-bit integer value" makes it sound like a byte. But "value between 0 
and 255 that may be signed or unsigned" could  mean a "value between 
-256 and 255", that is, a 9-bit quantity. I'm putting my faith in the 
8-bit part.

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