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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 01:09:56 GMT
Message-ID: <EjPgf.1085$ea6.644@news-server.bigpond.net.au>


Hugo Kornelis wrote:
[..]
>
> Mind you, I don't *KNOW* it can, since I know nothing about Pick. But
> the description of Pick's data structure that DonR wrote (message-ID
> <1132350557.673092.92800_at_g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>) reminds me very
> strongly of XML. And in XML, it's easy to simply remove a "field" from a
> "row": in "<Person><Name>Hugo Kornelis</Name></Person>", there are no
> tags for birthdate, which clearly indicates that the value for my
> birthdate is absent in this piece of data.

Is "<Person><Name>Hugo Kornelis</Name></Person>" the same as "<Person><Name>Hugo Kornelis</Name><Birthday></Birthday></Person>"?

[....] aka big snip

Cheers, Frank. Received on Tue Nov 22 2005 - 19:09:56 CST

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