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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: DRDA confusion
Date Wed, 31 Oct 2007 20:46:41 GMT
Bryan Pendleton wrote:

> 
> But I have a more abstract question: do we need to care what wire
> formats are used? That is, since our client talks only to our server,
> and this is a brand new DRDA command (at least, for our code), there
> is no wire-incompatibility issue here. As long as you construct an
> operational implementation, do we have to care whether our internal
> wire format exactly matches the format intended by the DRDA spec?

Given there is a well documented wire protocol (DRDA) why would we 
invent a new different wire format for some commands?

Following an open standard is a good thing and does allow other parties 
to implement clients against Derby.

Dan.

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