[fpc-pascal] How to clear the value of a field in a table using parameters?

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Fri Aug 30 10:45:43 CEST 2013

Michael Van Canneyt wrote:

>> Not everywhere. In Oracle empty strings are Null (which is why we have 
>> special code for this situation in our business
>> application).
> That's a deviation from the standard. NULL means "we don't know", empty 
> means "we know it is empty"

Actually, it means "we don't know and won't be told" since  null or true 
-> null  and so on.

A bit like some political movements, frankly :-)

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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