Subject Re: [IBDI] Subsets
Author Jason Wharton
> >> Missing a record because someone deleted one while you was reading the
> page isn't a big deal.
> >Oh my, I hope none of your customers or bosses gets wind of this
> This is merely for the point of selecting a record from a list, nothing
> more, it is acceptable in this case you will just have to trust me on that

I don't compromise principles. This simply should never be acceptable.
Tolerable maybe but never acceptable.

> > It is simple, keep the "bookmark" information at the tail ends of the
> > dataset you are presenting. If they say give me the next 20 rows the
> > database will take the bookmark data and walk 20 more rows from there.
> This
> > amounts to a little bit of "state" being embedded in your HTML but it
> works
> > just fine to do it that way.
> >
> > The way I am suggesting it to be done gives the benefit of it being an
> > efficient operation for the server to perform and it delivers accurate
> > results to the client every time.
> >
> > What more can you ask for?
> An example ? :-)

I thought I gave a pretty good example already. What I offered was 100%
pseudo so the implementation is up to you. I don't do ASP either.

> Remember, this would be from an ASP script, what type of bookmark do you
> suggest ?

Bookmark is just my generic way of saying the information necessary to
identify a record on the server. If you have a key to a record then you have
the ability to get any information from that record on the server-side.

Jason Wharton
CPS - Mesa AZ

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Morris" <pmorris@...>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, June 04, 2001 9:52 AM
Subject: Re: [IBDI] Subsets

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