At 7:30 PM -0500 5/16/1999, Carlos Paz wrote:
>Hi there folks!
>I´m stuck in a situation that requires to keep the order of insertion of
>the data. I tried to do this with mysql, but unfortunately it keeps
>fetching the rows in no particular order.
>I´m aware there is a common workaround, but I wouldn´t like to add a row
>and sort it (unnecesary overhead), and I might be wrong, but I think
>that 'one of the rules' in a database system is to respect the insertion
>sequence of data if no particular order is specified.
Why do you think that?
Does any relational database guarantee such a property?
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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