Re: Examples of SQL anomalies?

From: Marshall <>
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 08:14:38 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jul 3, 7:48 am, Marshall <> wrote:


> For fixed-size integer values, there are no implementation
> difficulties.
> However, I'm not sure that semantically, this is entirely what we
> want, even though there is the very strong argument that the
> smallest int is the identity for the operation.

Meh, on thinking about it further, this is no more problematic than something like MAXINT+1=MININT. If one is using modular arithmetic, one shouldn't expect regular arithmetic.

Marshall Received on Thu Jul 03 2008 - 17:14:38 CEST

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