At 11:48 PM 11/21/97 -0500, you wrote:
>In a message dated 97-11-21 02:36:17 EST, you write:
>>      Couldn't you create a view joining the two tables together (if like 
>>       fields exist??) and then execute an update statement?  Perhaps it is 
>>       worth trying.  
>>       Let me know if it works
>On any platform _OTHER THAN_ the AS/400 (one of my few gripes).  The AS/400
>treats files joined in an SQL statement the same as it does joined logical
>files -- no inserts or updates...

Well, they ARE joined logicals, in a way!

Seriously, maybe this is a more rigorous implementation of the various SQL
standards. Many DBMS's are somewhat lax in their implementations of the
standard. But, then, I don't know for sure.


Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 371-1111 x480

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