5. SQL 92
5.3. FrontBase Datatypes
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FrontBase implements one proprietary type:
The type is explained below with an example of defining a column of the type.
BYTEA simple wrapper for
BYTE(n)is identical to
BIT(n*8). This dataype is not part of the SQL 92 standard, but has been introduced to better support EOF's automatic primary key generation. If you use 12-byte binary key's, EOF can automatically generate a primary key without doing a roundtrip to the database server and thus initiate a transaction.
CREATE TABLE T0(C0 BYTE(12), ...);
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