Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Feature Request: Domains in SP & Triggers.
Author Martijn Tonies
> >>> ...if this was provided, we would get
> >>> inundated with complaints that the constraints and defaults were
> >>> not applied
> >
> > At 09:35 AM 10/11/2004, Daniel Rail wrote:
> >
> >> As long as it is well documented, we can always tell them to RTFM.
> >
> >
> > Maybe it's just that this is a Monday, a local holiday, and a
> > beautiful day and I'm stuck in the office, but as a general rule,
> > features should be designed so they work as expected. RTFM doesn't
> > win hearts and minds.
> Pretending that all the functionality in the engine can be used without
> reading a bit of documentation is too optimistic, don't you think?
> Would you be happy with BASED ON functionality? This way, it would take
> the data type and everybody's clear it's not the whole domain.

But what happens if the datatype of the underlying column changes?

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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