Date: 22 Feb 2009 12:16:54 -0700
gym dot scuba dot kennedy at gmail (kennedyii_at_verizon.net) wrote:
: I think the piece that he is missing is that sql statements are executed by
: the server not by the pl/sql engine. So the function is private to the
: pl/sql engine and the sql processor cannot see it. So it is a subtle
: difference that does not occur in most programming languages.
Yes, that is certainly the underlying reason, though unless the package is part of something like an fmb file, then the pl/sql engine is itself running on the same server as the sql. Received on Sun Feb 22 2009 - 13:16:54 CST