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Re: Serializability of Transactions and Automatic (Number) Generators

From: Jan Hidders <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be>
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 17:52:25 GMT
Message-ID: <tJ1sd.8914$YD.617497@phobos.telenet-ops.be>


Laconic2 wrote:
> "Jan Hidders" <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be> wrote in message
> news:0C7rd.5858$cB1.283756_at_phobos.telenet-ops.be...
>

>>The integers are in many ways just a clumsy hack

>
> This is true. But it is also true that, in some ways, digitization itself
> could be viewed as a clumsy hack.

I'm not sure I agree with your analogy. Digitization is something which is to a large extent transparent in the sense that you can hardly tell the difference in the final result. But you can certainly tell the difference if your identifiers are stored as strings or as identifiers.

Received on Fri Dec 03 2004 - 11:52:25 CST

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