Re: Question on Package Variables

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Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 06:45:59 +0100
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On 24 Jan 2008 10:01:02 -0600, Galen Boyer <> wrote:

>> Functions are thingies that return something, until Bill Gates misused
>> the procedure concept in T-SQL to return a cursor as if it where a
>> function result.
>> Procedures don't return anything except for OUT parameters.
>> Programming Fundamentals 101, lesson 1.
>Thanks. Wasn't asking that and wasn't asking for a patronizing response.

There was nothing patronizing. You don't seem to understand the difference between a function and a procedure (looking at your code), so I explained the difference.

Sybrand Bakker
Senior Oracle DBA
Received on Thu Jan 24 2008 - 23:45:59 CST

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