Re: Playing With Truncate and Date

From: Michel Cadot <micadot{at}altern{dot}org>
Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2011 20:22:32 +0100
Message-ID: <4d73def9$0$10721$>

"John Hurley" <> a écrit dans le message de news:
| Maxim:
| # What Michel implied (i suppose) to tell
| 1) it is bad to rely on implicit conversion, if you can avoid it
| 2) it is worse, if such conversions are nls dependent, as it may
| introduce problems which are hard to identify
| 3) it is worse to promote such bad practice, as somebody, not aware
| of it, may take it for good practice.
| Now that makes sense. I did not look long at all at the referenced
| blog that had the material.

| I assumed ( apparently incorrectly ) that
| the writer would have at least given some background about what their
| environment was that their examples worked in.

For this, it would be necessary that the writer is aware of the limits of his examples which is likely to not be the case for those that needs to auto-promote their blog.

Michel Received on Sun Mar 06 2011 - 13:22:32 CST

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