|Subject||Re: [Firebird-general] Re: Patent Portfolio|
> > > > Now I've seen everythingPseudo code for:
> > >
> > >No you haven't... there are worse patents :-)
> > Yes, didn't I see on slashdot this week that M$oft had filed for a
> > patent on right mouse-click and context menus?
> I consider patenting
> "SELECT TOP 20 * FROM Table WHERE (Table.Field1>Current Maximum
> Field1) OR (Table.Field1=Current Maximum Field1 AND Table.
> Field2>Current Maximum Field2);"
> sounds equally ridiculous as patenting right mouse-clicks.
> (I guess the above statement in its context means patenting
> SELECT FIRST 20 SKIP 20 * FROM Table)
> Wonder what those patent claims that were cancelled look like?
for n := 0 to 20 do "send_data"
In case the SQL engine didn't understand "TOP 20".?
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