Subject RE: [IBDI] Re: Firebird 1
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ft@... [mailto:ft@...]
> Sent: Martes 5 de Junio de 2001 15:51
> Yes, please read all the posts in this and a related thread. ROWNUM
> is the index within a result set, not in a table. One of its uses
> with Oracle is for selecting subsets of the result set.

How can the server know the rownum of all the result set in advance? Does it
fetch all the result set on a temporal space? If this is the trick, how is
this different than having middleware?