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Re: The BOOLEAN data type

From: Lauri Pietarinen <lauri.pietarinen_at_atbusiness.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 08:26:47 +0300
Message-ID: <3E87D197.2090502@atbusiness.com>

Troels Arvin wrote:

>It strikes me as odd that the BOOLEAN data type is not a core requirement
>in SQL:1999 while so many other esoteric features are.
>

Interestingly, boolean is the ONLY data type required by "The Third Manifesto" by Date & Darwen
(see www.thethirdmanifesto.com for further details).

(That must be the reason it is not part of the SQL-standard ;-) )

regards,
Lauri Pietarinen Received on Sun Mar 30 2003 - 23:26:47 CST

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