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From Dag.Wan...@Sun.COM (Dag H. Wanvik)
Subject Re: Roles for Derby - draft spec uploaded
Date Wed, 19 Sep 2007 02:33:42 GMT
Knut Anders Hatlen <Knut.Hatlen@Sun.COM> writes:

>> Ah, yes I knew I had seen that somewhere. I was referring to Annex B
>> "Implementation-defined elements", clause 69 b:
>>
>> 69) Subclause 17.1, <connect statement>:
>>   :
>>   b) The initial value of the current role name is the null value.
>
> So, for those of us who haven't studied the details of those chapters,
> does null/no current role name mean "no current role" or "unknown
> current role"?

No current role, cf. for example 6.4 <value specification>, general
rule 8:

:
8) The value specified by CURRENT_ROLE is
Case:
a) If there is a current role name, then the value of that current role name.
b) Otherwise, the null value.

Dag

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