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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: RE: Cursurs in Sybperl
Date: Oct 25 2000 6:03PM

Kiriakos Georgiou writes:
 > <<<
 > In general using cursors is not such a great idea (IMHO - others may
 > disagree :-)
 > 
 > If you explain what you need to get done we can probably find a way to
 > get it done either with cursors or without...
 > 
 > Michael
 > >>>
 > 
 > Bold statement :-)
 > 
 > We are quite happy with cursors used in conjunction with
 > DBI/DBD::Sybase.
 > There are some traps here and there, but when used correctly they work
 > fine.

Well - my experience with SQL cursors has been less than
satisfying. Then you have the client-side cursors (ct_cursor() and
friends) that are a different beast (and are not available in
DBD::Sybase) 

Michael
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