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From Satheesh Bandaram <sathe...@Sourcery.Org>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-499) Expose BOOLEAN datatype to end users
Date Wed, 21 Dec 2005 02:21:16 GMT
Good point... Rick, I would also check dblook, to make sure it generates
boolean columns. It probably works, but just to make sure...

Satheesh

Suresh Thalamati wrote:

> Hi Rick ,
>
>  you may also want to check if import/export works fine with the
> BOOLEAN data type, i u have not already done.
>
> Thanks
> -suresh
>
>
> Daniel John Debrunner (JIRA) wrote:
>
>>     [
>> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-499?page=comments#action_12361007
>> ]
>> Daniel John Debrunner commented on DERBY-499:
>> ---------------------------------------------
>>
>> Committed revision 358163 for patch bug499_rev4.diff.
>>
>> I think the BOOLEAN type should be added to some of the table driven
>> tests like parameterMapping.java and casting.java before this jira
>> entry is closed. In looking that the data type conversion routines
>> the other day it seems
>> that there are some strange conversions to/from BOOLEAN allowed. E.g.
>> BOOLEAN to VARCHAR FOR BIT DATA.
>>
>> I did *not* commit the documentaton changes.
>>
>>
>>
>>> 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: 10.1.1.0
>>>    Reporter: Rick Hillegas
>>>    Assignee: Rick Hillegas
>>> Attachments: BooleanFS.html, bug499.diff, bug499_doc.zip,
>>> bug499_rev2.diff, bug499_rev3.diff, bug499_rev4.diff
>>>
>>> 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 datatype.
>>
>>
>>
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