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Message Posted: Tue, 20 May 2003 @ 14:33:07 GMT

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Subj:   Re: Size of count(*) field
From:   John Adams

  It is actually quite easy to fix. There's always a but...  

  If we change it, then most applications which are coded to return count currently will fail when the database release is installed. The failure will occur because the length, type and format of the result will change.  

A fair reason to keep COUNT(). How about giving us COUNT_LONG() and deprecating COUNT()?


John A
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