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From Lance Andersen <Lance.Ander...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: How are we supposed to use Blob.getBinaryStream(long, long) ?
Date Mon, 16 Feb 2009 22:16:03 GMT

On Feb 16, 2009, at 4:53 PM, Daniel Noll wrote:

> Richard Scott wrote:
>> Just from the point of view of a happy derby user with no  
>> affiliation to
>> either Derby or Sun and who subscribes to this list because I use  
>> Derby and
>> want to be aware of issues, good tricks, and other good tidbits, I  
>> suspect
>> the author of the original report did not intend it to be a slam at  
>> Sun (and
>> it certainly did not strike me as one at Derby).  Just sounded as  
>> if he had
>> yanked some of his hair out with a frustrating problem and had a  
>> little
>> tongue-in-cheek expression thereof.  So, while he can probably  
>> speak for
>> himself, I doubt that he intended for anyone's kickers to get in a  
>> twist!
>> (Plus, he got a helpful answer immediately!)
> Yeah, it was just a bit of comedy, I like my conspiracy theories.  
> Though the JDBC API is full of so many things which are bizarre and  
> cost time... like indexing from 1. ;-)

Well the indexing is a holdover from ODBC and SQL and perhaps it seems  
off but the original spec authors I am sure were going for consistency  

Please if you can clarify what you think is bizarre and costs time.   
Some things i may be able to improve on in JDBC 4.1 if time permits...

thank you
> Thanks for the responses earlier in the thread, I'll open some bugs.
> Daniel
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