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From "David W. Van Couvering" <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Paging Lance: format of empty result set
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2006 23:08:02 GMT
OK, I will do my best to match *exactly* what is expected.  I will look 
at some of the existing stuff to use as a pattern.  However, I will have 
to leave it to you or whomever does the ODBC tests to make sure it works 
for ODBC.

David

Army wrote:
> 
> David W. Van Couvering wrote:
> 
>> OK, thanks.  I hadn't considered the RS metadata.
> 
> 
> Just a note that the result set metadata should match the defined 
> results _exactly_.  Returning an int where a short is expected, or a 
> char where a varchar is expected, or a nullable column where a "not 
> null" column is expected, etc. etc. can cause existing applications a 
> lot of problems--see DERBY-107.  Our JDBC tests might not catch it, but 
> my past experience is that ODBC applications (esp. Microsoft ones like 
> Access) will throw a fit if something is even slightly off...
> 
> Army
> 

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