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From "Bernt M. Johnsen" <Bernt.John...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Where i can find sql-99 and sql-2003 standard ?
Date Sat, 04 Mar 2006 18:00:32 GMT
>>>>>>>>>>>> Legolas Woodland wrote (2006-03-04 16:55:47):
> Bernt M. Johnsen wrote:
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>Legolas Woodland wrote (2006-03-04
13:38:00):
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>                          
> >>Hi
> >>Thank you for reading my post.
> >>where i can find sql-99 and sql-2003 standards ?
> >>author has use them in his paper.
> >>http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/SQLvsDerbyFeatures
> >>    
> >
> >http://www.iso.org
> >
> >Beware: The price tag is pretty hefty. CHF 340,- (around $260) for
> >"ISO/IEC 9075-2:2003 Information technology -- Database languages --
> >SQL -- Part 2: Foundation (SQL/Foundation)", which is the most
> >interesting volume (out of 5). 

Sorry, SQL-99 has 5 volumes while SQL-2003 has 14!

> :O
> does writer of that article paid for the standard to made that
> comparesion ?

Not out of my own pocket.... ;-)

> I need the reference for educational use and check database compliance 
> with standards.
> but the price looks high for a simple article.

I would not call a specification of 1268 pages (and that's only
volume 2) "a simple article". Anyway, ISO and ITU specificaions tend
to be expensive.

-- 
Bernt Marius Johnsen, Database Technology Group, 
Staff Engineer, Technical Lead Derby/Java DB
Sun Microsystems, Trondheim, Norway

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