Subject Re: rdb$database (was: MONTH)
Author Aage Johansen
Martijn Tonies wrote:
> > [snip]
> > >The newly recommended style is to create a one row table to
> > > use for this purpose only and substitute it for RDB$DATABASE.
> ...
> Call id DUAL and you'll be Oracle compatible :)

Please tell me why a single-row table should be called DUAL.
(And, don't tell me "Because Oracle does so"!)

Aage J.