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Re: So what's null then if it's not nothing?

From: Frank Hamersley <terabitemightbe_at_bigpond.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 01:00:56 GMT
Message-ID: <cbPgf.1079$ea6.173@news-server.bigpond.net.au>


JOG wrote:

> michael_at_preece.net wrote:
> 

>>"A value of the Boolean data type is either true or false. The truth
>>value of unknown is sometimes represented by the null value."
>>
>>Dodgy or what?! It would be better to use a large cumbersome robot
>>waving its arms about saying "does not compute" than to use null for
>>this.
>>
>>Mike.
> 
> I for one _really_ hope some database corporate representatives are
> reading this thread, and take this feature into consideration for their
> future releases.

Errr...pardon me for being dense...but exactly what is the "feature" we so desperately need?

Cheers, Frank. Received on Tue Nov 22 2005 - 19:00:56 CST

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