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Re: A Question on Integrety

From: Marshall Spight <mspight_at_dnai.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 06:57:20 GMT
Message-ID: <j7TDb.133063$_M.686950@attbi_s54>


"Dawn M. Wolthuis" <dwolt_at_tincat-group.com> wrote in message news:brouhm$dt3$1_at_news.netins.net...
> This is a good example for use of a more agile approach to data persistence
> such as using a non-RDBMS solution (even if the product calls itself an
> RDBMS) where data is persisted as strings, without strong typing in the
> database persistence layer.

How do you know the data that you end up with is really strings, if you don't do typechecking? Couldn't you accidently end up with some floats, or whatever? What do you do then?

Marshall Received on Wed Dec 17 2003 - 00:57:20 CST

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