[Libreoffice] ODBC handles, a quibble

Terrence Enger tenger at iseries-guru.com
Mon Oct 3 09:21:24 PDT 2011

On Mon, 2011-10-03 at 11:06 +0100, Caolán McNamara wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-09-29 at 12:02 -0400, Terrence Enger wrote:
> > 
> >     The validity of a handle in a compilation unit other
> >     than the one in which the identified resource was
> >     allocated is implementation-defined.
> If I had to guess, I'd take it as something alone the lines of "handles
> may be implemented as pointers, and in windows 16 they might be
> implemented as near pointers. That kind of thing.

That makes sense.

The problem with segmented architectures is not segments;
the problem is *small* segments. <grin />

> Anyway, isn't it the case that ODBC is *based* on the SQL/CLI, so it
> layers additional features and lesser constraints on top of it.

Ah, yes.  I remember being bothered by a lack of
documentation saying that the two are the same.  Over the
years, the difference slipped my mind.


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