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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [PRE-VOTE DISCUSSION] Compatibility rules and interface table
Date Wed, 21 Jun 2006 21:05:05 GMT
Good news Lance, thanks, I was getting worried if we were going to have 
to regularly change column order and break existing applications/IDEs/etc.

David

Lance J. Andersen wrote:
> hi guys
> 
> Rick Hillegas wrote:
>> Hi David,
>>
>> I had a couple more comments on the compatibility commitments. 
>> Cheers-Rick
>>
>>  - Changes to stored procedures: We will have to change column order if
>>   we add Derby-specific columns to a metadata ResultSet and then a later
>>   JDBC also adds more columns.
> Any vendor specific columns added should only be accessed via column 
> name and you should document that.
> 
> we did clarify this in the JDBC spec

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