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From Kathey Marsden <kmarsdende...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: should Clob.getSubstring() allow length of 0?
Date Sat, 15 Jul 2006 06:13:32 GMT
Craig L Russell wrote:

> You can always work around odd code on the other side of an  
> incompletely defined interface. But you probably have code on the  
> Derby side that also checks for the clob.length() == 0 and take some  
> extraordinary action.
>
> So much easier for neither side to check for zero length and let the  
> natural boundary condition happen.
>
I am happy that you agree that the original  DDLUtils code was perfectly 
reasonable at not as Lance described it.   I will exit this issue now 
and allow you,  Lance, or someone else with interest determine the 
correct behavior, check it with Derby  and  file a Derby bug if needed.

Kathey


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