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Barry Gaunt
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This may apply to your assignment - it does to mine.
-Barry
Mail from Sun Education Services

[Evelyn Cartagena {SunEd}] wrote:
> If you have downloaded your Developer assignment, please read the following:
>
> If your database file is named db-2x2.db, you may be experiencing trouble with
> the "deleted record" flag. This will be the case if your instructions say "00
> implies valid record, 0x8000 implies deleted record", but for all records int
> the data file the flag is actually 0x0001. If this is your situation, you have
> two choices:
>
> * If you have already worked out a workaround, you are welcome to use it. Just
> mention it in a brief comment in the appropriate source file.
>
> * Treat 0x0001 as the valid-record value and 0x8000 as the deleted-record value.
> With this interpretation, your db-2x2.db file contains all valid records.
>
> If your database file is not named db-2x2.db, or if all the flag values are
> zero, this does not apply to you.
>
> OR
>
> If the database you are required to implement is called DBMain, the listing for
> the interface (in your html instructions) has a package declaration that says
>
> package suncertify.db;
>
> but the instructions just before the listing say that the interface must be in a
> different package ("suncertify.data"). If this is your situation, you have three
> choices:
>
> * If you have already implemented a solution, you may submit that solution.
> Explain it in a comment in the interface source code.
>
> * The easiest approach is to put the interface in package "suncertify.db".
>
> * If you want, you may put the interface in package "suncertify.data".
>
> I apologize for an inconvenience this may have caused.
>
> Thank you.
>
> Evelyn
>
>
>

[ April 21, 2003: Message edited by: Barry Gaunt ]
 
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