[ic] Oracle?

jason burns jason@danni.com
Thu, 05 Oct 2000 17:07:38 -0700

Mike Heins wrote:
> Quoting Mike Heins (mikeh@minivend.com):
> > > Yesterday, Mike said in this mailing list that they will be including a
> > > dbconf/oracle directory in a future release of Interchange...
> > >
> >
> > Maybe even the first release. We have it pretty much put together. The
> > thorniest problem we had was with the large number
> Oops. To continue, the thorniest problem we had was the large number of
> reserved words in oracle. For instance, "size", "comment", "session", and
> some other fields cannot be used in Oracle. (Well they can if you surround
> them with double quotes, but that is not realistic to do in a portable
> system.) So we are having to add a __MVC_FIELDMUNGE__ and __FIELDMUNGE__
> variable set to add fragments to the field names in catalog templates
> generated for Oracle.

Do you know what "size,comment,session"  fieldnames will be called for oracle?


Jason Burns
Director of Technology