Subject RE: [IBDI] SQLCodes
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerhardus Geldenhuis [mailto:flooder@...]
> Sent: Viernes 7 de Diciembre de 2001 2:56
> What is the merit of the idea to categorize the
> error codes. As the last 6 digits is not really
> used it could be utilized to do something like
> that. The error messages does appear to be in
> a kind of number sequince putting similar messages
> in a range, but not enough to view it as
> categorization.

Please read again the full answer. Ann was explaining the historic context.
Those numbers made sense then. Now VMS is dead as several platforms where IB
used to run are dead. What made sense yesterday may not make sense today. We
don't care anymore about RDB. The code ifdefed as GATEWAY has not been
exercised in years. There was a tech reason why IB padded string across the
wire: connection protocols. Now that TCP is universal and only netbeui is an
alternative (but for small and local installations), that setting looks
strange and silly. It wasn't in its right time. You get the idea with those