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From David Van Couvering <da...@vancouvering.com>
Subject Re: Frustration: lack of alter table functionality
Date Sat, 09 Dec 2006 00:13:03 GMT
My understanding is that improvements are planned for the next release,
10.3.  I'm not sure where we stand on the date for that release - anyone
have any info on the expected release date?


On Fri, 2006-12-08 at 11:45 -0500, Stephen Caine wrote:
> Alex,
> > I have to say, that I am really frustrated today. I evaluated Derby  
> > for some time, and liked it for many reasons, but then I realise  
> > that Derby does have significant limits in the alter table syntax:  
> > it is neither possible to properly change the type of a column, nor  
> > to rename a column or table and particularly not to drop a column.
> I can't agree with you more, but the developers seem to be aware of  
> these limitations and are working on addressing them.  I can only  
> hope that the limits to the alter table syntax will be addressed soon.
> Stephen Caine
> CommonGround Softworks, Inc.

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