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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jira] Updated: (DERBY-2524) DataTypeDescriptor(DTD) needs to have collation type and collation derivation. These new fields will apply only for character string types. Other types should ignore them.
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2007 18:57:44 GMT
Daniel John Debrunner wrote:

> Why string constants for derivation though, why not integer values?
> Also there's no constant for error, though I would not recommend having 
> an error value. Why not just use none as the default value? That will 
> lead to the same behaviour, no collation suppported. Adding an error 
> state is something that is not in the SQL standard.

sorry misread error as explicit since I was expecting an explicit type 
to be defined. Still, not sure why an "error" state is needed.


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