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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: DERBY-1566: "SQL error messages and exceptions" doc
Date Thu, 31 Aug 2006 02:48:05 GMT
Jean T. Anderson wrote:
> Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
>>Jean T. Anderson wrote: 
> ...
>>>1) 10.2 severity column. I bet there's a story why that column didn't
>>>make it into 10.1, but I sure don't remember. 
>>The severity by definition (SQLException.getErrorCode) is a non-standard
>>piece of Derby. I prefer not to document these values since it might
>>encourage JDBC applications to depend on them, thus making it hard to
>>migrate applications from Derby. (Ie. leads to Derby lock-in). JDBC 4
>>addresses some of the requirements here by having specific classes of
>>SQLException that applications can use, we should be encouraging their
>>use instead of non-standard items.
> thanks -- this makes an excellent reason for removing that severity
> column and I'll do so.

I removed the "severity" column and the review copy is here:


feedback is welcome,


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