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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-499) Expose BOOLEAN datatype to end users
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2005 18:35:58 GMT
Thanks, Kathey. I will address these issues in the next rev of the spec.


Kathey Marsden (JIRA) wrote:

>    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-499?page=comments#action_12358399 ] 
>Kathey Marsden commented on DERBY-499:
>It would be good to document  the value that BOOLEAN true/false will return when returned
as SMALLINT to   pre 10.2  drda clients,  and non-Derby clients.  Clarification of getXXX,
setXXX and metadata would be good too and is being discussed on this thread.
>>Expose BOOLEAN datatype to end users
>>         Key: DERBY-499
>>         URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-499
>>     Project: Derby
>>        Type: New Feature
>>  Components: SQL
>>    Versions:
>>    Reporter: Rick Hillegas
>>    Assignee: Rick Hillegas
>> Attachments: BooleanFS.html
>>Veaceslav Chicu started an email thread on 8 August 2005 titled "boolean type". He
was disappointed that Derby doesn't support the ansi BOOLEAN datatype. On closer inspection,
Derby does internally support this type but does not expose this support to end users.
>>Derby should let users declare table columns of type BOOLEAN. This should be an indexable

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