Subject Re: is sql interpreted language?
Author Peter
Hi Ann

--- In, "Ann W. Harrison"
<aharrison@i...> wrote:
> At 08:26 AM 10/29/2004, Peter wrote:
> >I have been told is sql an interpreted language?
> In Firebird, SQL statements are initially translated to a
> machine-friendly format called BLR (binary language representation).
> That transformation is sometimes called compilation, though it
> represents only the first two phases of compilation - lexical
> analysis and parsing for syntax.


Thank you for an excellent explanation. You also managed to cover BLR
which was something I had read, but did not know what it was.