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From:Daniel Clark Date:May 3 2004 5:49pm
Subject:Re: urban myth?
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Yes it is a myth.

The records will come back in the same order IF there have been not
inserts and deletes.  Depends on the database product to.

> My boss says that if you do a select statement against a table the
> result set always comes back in the same order.  I say that this is a
> myth and that the result is random, except when some ordering is
> specified in the SQL statement.
>
> Who is right?  Is this behavior specified by ANSI or ISO?
>
> Best Regards,
> Boyd E. Hemphill
> bhemphill@stripped
> Triand, Inc.
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