Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Error messages - an area subject to improvement?
Author Ann W. Harrison
At 03:00 PM 2/28/2001 +0100, Svein Erling Tysvær wrote:

>unsuccessful metadata update
>attempt to store duplicate value (visible to active transactions) in unique
>index "RDB$INDEX_15"
>In the end I found that I had two fields named the same and eventually even
>which two fields. Of course, I never ought to have named two fields the
>same, but I still think an error message like "duplicate field name:
><fieldname>" would have been preferable. Is there any plans to brush up the
>error messages?

That's a large issue - ranges from the infamous "column unknown" in
defining stored procedures through some truly mystic messages that can
occur when constraints are violated. But yes, and this one will go
on the list to deal with.


We have answers.