Subject Re: [IBDI] Firebird 1
Author Jason Wharton
You only need to know two things from the client. A bookmark to a record on
the server and what the ordering is.
I think you are trying to make this too difficult for yourself.

Jason Wharton
CPS - Mesa AZ

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Morris" <pmorris@...>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, June 04, 2001 9:50 AM
Subject: Re: [IBDI] Firebird 1

> > A typical relational table has a PK. A PK is unique by nature. If your
> > tables don't implement any concept of basic relational theory, locating
> > exact record is only one of the many problems your db design will have.
> My problem isn't that, my problem is that the result will not be ordered
> any 1 specific field every time someone requests the list (may be name, or
> date etc), but once the query is decided it will remain the same for the
> whole list so the results will always be in the same order.
> I could request the whole result set, and then use next until I reach the
> last record previously displayed, but this way I would have to request a
> of data just to throw it away.
> Pete
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