See my recent postings about the greyed out read.  If I don't resolve this
- it may be moot.  Someone else care to research?  Sometimes I have to do
real work.

Rob Berendt
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
Benjamin Franklin

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                                              Subject:     RE: Use of a 
trigger...? is this areasonable?

                    01/24/2002 11:12 PM
                    Please respond to

On Thu, 24 January 2002, "Booth Martin" wrote:

> But Rob, isn't that the whole point of field level security?  So a
> programmer can't just start DFU and read the President's salary and Y-T-D
> fields?  Isn't it supposed to stop on every record?

True enough. But how about pushing for an alternative?

Why not a column-level attribute that allows choosing returning an error or
a default value such as blank, zero or null? ...or possibly supplied by a
trigger program?

Tom Liotta

Tom Liotta
The PowerTech Group, Inc.
19426 68th Avenue South
Kent, WA 98032
Phone  253-872-7788
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