Subject Re: [firebird-support] default value
Author Paul Vinkenoog
Hi Nick,

> that's why I did the test, in case I was being shown something
> different from the actual data, what I don't get is why. AFAIK it
> should be null

I *suppose* this was once added to InterBase because, after all, a
NOT NULL column is not allowed to contain nulls. So if a default is
provided, it makes sense to apply it to the newly created empty
fields. It's either that, or leave them in an illegal state.

Paul Vinkenoog