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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [jira] Updated: (DERBY-499) Expose BOOLEAN datatype to end users
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2005 01:01:17 GMT

>>I am trying to avoid an explosion of cases because I think that will
>>cause a lot of support headaches. The simplification I was hoping for
>>was one set of behaviors governing clients/servers operating at the
>>current Derby and JDBC rev level and another set of behaviors for all
>>other combinations.
>I would have no issue if existing JCC/10.1 network clients continued to
>report BOOLEAN as SMALLINT, as they seem to. I would have an issue if
>you changed the current correct behaviour of embedded under jdk 1.3 to
>match that.
I will abandon my attempt to simplify the support problem. Instead, I 
will amend the spec as follows: I will add a matrix describing how the 
BOOLEAN datatype will appear to clients based on client and server rev 
and vm.

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