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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: [ANN] Collecting requirements for Ant2
Date Thu, 22 Mar 2001 13:54:15 GMT
At 08:41  22/3/01 -0500, Glenn McAllister wrote:
>Then what does the ORDER BY clause do for you?  Its standard SQL (or if not,
>I've never come across a vender that didn't implement it) for providing
>ordering semantics to a query.

which is exactly the point. You need to add modifiers to select (or else
know underlying implementation like selecting on primary key in a
non-parralel DB) for it to have ordering semantics.  


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| everyone gets busy on the proof."                   |
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