|Subject||Re: [ib-support] Idea for a new field type for FB 2,0 or IB 7?|
|Author||Robert F. Tulloch|
> Around here I sometimes use the term "technically insane" to label ideasOne mans insanity is another mans glory. I find it rather simple
> which just don't make practical, economic, or architectural sense from a
> technical or systems point of view. (It is similar to "legally insane" and
> is not really similar to "psychologically insane".)
> Trying to maintain an unbroken sequence of generated values is as good an
> example of technically insane as I have ever seen!
and it works fine in an app I am working on. I needed sequential
member number. using a unique key from a gen is fine. But I also
needed the sequential. In getting the sequential to work, there
appeared to be no need for the gen. key.