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From: Steve Wechsler <swechsler at marketaxess dot com>
Subject: RE: Sybase::CTlib implementation of BLK routines and NUMERIC() va lues
Date: May 18 2004 12:51PM

> From: Michael Peppler [mailto:mpeppler@peppler.org]

> This leads me to think that the new behavior is the right one - if the
> data getting loaded doesn't fit the row shouldn't be allowed to go
> through.
> 
> I'd like to hear from those of you that use the blk_xxx() API to see
> what the consensus on this issue is.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> 

Speaking as someone who hasn't used the blk... API, but has used most other
parts of Sybperl, I'd suggested adopting the new behavior, to maintain
consistency, but perhaps allow people who prefer the old behavior to set a
flag to allow it to continue when requested.

Steve