Subject Re: [firebird-support] Valid reasons for sorting on a column one doesn't select?
Author Greg Peterson
>It is pretty useless to order on sal when
> you don't display the sal. Oracle agrees with me.
> Oracle != Sqlserver and whatever toy products are
> available .

If you were building a list of highest paid people in the company, but didn't want to get down to the exact amounts....

I think a database server should do what you ask it to, not what some guy at Oracle thinks is reasonable.

-- Greg Peterson

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