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NX:Question about validation flag

 
HaoZhe Xu
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the first 2 bytes of a record is a flag determine the record's existance, should my update method contain it? If yes, when should I use that 2 bytes?
 
George Marinkovich
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I took the position that it was not reasonable to update a deleted record and under those circumstances would throw a RecordNotFoundException.
-- George
[ December 18, 2003: Message edited by: George Marinkovich ]
 
Bill Robertson
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I took the position that it was not reasonable to update a deleted record and under those circumstances would throw a RecordNotFoundException.

Exactly! Why would you expose to the user a deleted record for updates?
 
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