On 03-Feb-2014 13:30 -0800, Charles Wilt wrote:
<<SNIP>> If SQL offered a *MAP *DROP <<SNIP>>

The SQL offers mapped data, implicitly. There is little difference between what native and SQL provide for mapping, as I recall.

Seems the lack of an ability for the SQL to ignore unmatched fields [by name] is the conspicuous problem. Even for that however, a dynamically built statement can easily enough resolve, given the provision of the SQL catalogs.

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