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From "Lance J. Andersen" <Lance.Ander...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: should Clob.getSubstring() allow length of 0?
Date Mon, 17 Jul 2006 01:01:05 GMT

Kathey Marsden wrote:
> Craig L Russell wrote:
>> Now that Kathey has kicked it back to you and me ...
> [snip conversation on addressing the issue]
> Thank you Craig for following up on this.  I always give myself a 
> point for every Derby bug I find and file even if it doesn't directly 
> affect me or my current support cases because I know it will help a 
> user down the road and help  make Derby better.  Even though this one 
> is no longer worth the point to me because of the language involved  I 
> am sure there is a user down the road that will benefit from your 
> efforts.
> I did want to clarify with Lance however whether he thinks the 
> language he used to describe the usage is appropriate for derby-user, 
> whether the usage itsself was correct or not. I am sure it was just 
> the result of a very hard day in the JDBC compliance world as I have 
> never seen anything like that from Lance before.  I have plenty of 
> posts in the permanant archives  resulting from such days that I wish 
> I could purge and often feel better  knowing at least my own personal 
> rejection of my comment is there for the record too.
As i said in the previous email,  my comments were not intended to 
offend anyone, but to add humor to something we had not specifically 
covered in the spec for a variety of reasons.

No worries i will not be responding on the alias going forward.

> Lance, do you think your words describing the getSubString usage in 
> this thread :
> http://www.nabble.com/Re%3A-should-Clob.getSubstring%28%29-allow-length-of-0--p5336628.html

> were
> [  ] OK
> [  ] Not OK
> ?
> Sorry for my lack of clarity  in describing my concerns.  I think it 
> stems from my unwillingness to quote or cut and paste the comment in 
> question.
> Kathey

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