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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, 21 Dec 2005 15:40:39 GMT
Thanks, Satheesh and Suresh. I will add these to the improvements I'm 
planning for the next patch.

Regards,
-Rick

Satheesh Bandaram wrote:

>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:
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>>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:
>>
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>>>    [
>>>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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