Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Update format
Author Vlad Khorsun
> On Sat, May 3, 2008 at 10:24 AM, Helen Borrie wrote:
>> As UPDATE OR INSERT, yes? I think we lost MERGE after the alpha...or is it
>> hiding in there?
> Hi Helen,
> From what I could understand from a paper written by Vlad,

Somebody read it... how cool ;)

> MERGE cannot be implemented as an UPDATE OR INSERT, because UPDATE OR INSERT
> uses a single table whereas MERGE uses a join of two tables.

Absolutely correct.


> As for MERGE's existence in FB 2.1 final, it is still there as I am
> currently using it in a system.

Exactly. Hope you like it ;)