Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: If Not SELECT COUNT(*), Then What?
Author Woody
From: "Dimitry Sibiryakov" <sd@...>
>> Using the statistics can only get you close. When you are running a
>> report
>> that has to show statistical information for whatever reason, an
>> approximate
>> count just doesn't cut it.
> And what does prevent you from getting the count by report builder's
> remedies? Brain fade?

Again with insults?

I have my own report engine that I designed and built and use in all my
apps. Are you referring to a particular report builder or any of them in
general? What special abilities do they have to give you a count of a subset
of records without doing an actual count?

Woody (TMW)