• Subject: Re: Commit or Journal?
  • From: "Kahn, David" <KAHN@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Sep 1997 07:19:00 +0600

Booth Martin (boothm@ibm.net) wrote:

>> How do you test whether the record has changed?
>     why not Modified Data Tag?
>     or READC on subfiles?

No, Booth. It's not a case of testing whether the user has made changes
to the fields on the screen. Presumably we've already established that
or we wouldn't be trying to update the file. We want to reread the
database record and test whether it has changed since the previous time
we read it.

Dave Kahn - TCO, Tengiz, Kazakstan

e-mail:  kahn@tengizchevroil.com    (until September 30th)
         dkahn@cix.compulink.co.uk  (from  October 1st)

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