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From "Tomohito Nakayama (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DERBY-2603) Minor erratum in page of VARCHAR in Derby Reference manual
Date Thu, 03 May 2007 17:38:15 GMT

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Tomohito Nakayama commented on DERBY-2603:

I think the word "binary" in this statement is mistaken of  "boolean".
// Both types concern to concept of 0 and 1.
// Then I think person who is familiar with computer may misuse them.

As you wrote, we can recognize "binary" stands for number of argument here.
But I think it is not good usage of word here and could not believe it is intense of the original

At first, I misunderstood that the two values are compared as binary value !

Again, I can't believe that writer use the word "binary" for that meaning , the number of

> Minor erratum in page of VARCHAR in Derby Reference manual
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: DERBY-2603
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-2603
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Documentation
>         Environment: http://db.apache.org/derby/docs/dev/ref/rrefsqlj41207.html
>            Reporter: Tomohito Nakayama
>            Priority: Minor
> I found next statement in the page through translation into Japanese.
> > When binary comparison operators are applied to VARCHARs, the lengths of the operands
are not altered, and spaces at the end of the values are ignored.
> I think "binary" should be replaced as "boolean".

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