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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Unique constraints and null
Date Tue, 21 Mar 2006 16:24:56 GMT
Hi Øyvind,

Welcome back! Delighted to see you have not escaped our gravitational pull!

Personally, I don't have any strong feelings about this JIRA, but it is 
grounded in the real customer experience of Dan Meany. For the record, 
the relevant section of the SQL 2003 spec is Part 2, section 11.7.


Oyvind Bakksjo wrote:

> Hi folks, long time no see. :)
> I think I'm ready to start doing some work on Derby again (not full 
> time, but more than zero time ;o). I was thinking of DERBY-653, which 
> Rick H created and then closed himself during a discussion in October. 
> I think it would be nice if Derby behaved correctly according to the 
> SQL standard here. I see allowing nulls with unique constraints as a 
> useful feature to have. So, considering that I've been absent for 
> quite a while, I don't know the state of the nation and have to ask: 
> Is this a feature the community would like to have? Does anyone object 
> to Derby behaving this way? And is anyone working on this right now, 
> considering working on it, or would like to?
> --
> Øyvind Bakksjø

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