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Booking and database file format

Gilles Marceau
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Joined: Feb 17, 2007
Posts: 78
Hello Ranchers,

i am starting to work on the SCJD assignment and i am a bit puzzled
about one feature requested at the GUI level : it says the User Interface
"allow the user to book a selected record, updating the database file
accordingly". But in the database file format, there is no field like
"availability" that could be updated by a client during its booking
transaction.
Should i reuse another field to save in the record the fact that it is
booked ? (it's feasible) Or am i misunderstanding something ?

Thanks for your help.

Gilles


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Herman Schelti
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Joined: Jul 17, 2006
Posts: 387
hi Gilles,

you can use the owner field for that;

(from the instructions.html)
The id value (an 8 digit number) of the customer who has booked this


Herman
Gilles Marceau
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Joined: Feb 17, 2007
Posts: 78
Thanks for your help,

i had missed that point in the instructions. You are right, this
is the field to use during the booking process.

Thanks again,
Gilles
 
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