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Date:         Fri, 21 Dec 2001 11:04:58 -0700
Reply-To:     Jack Hamilton <JackHamilton@FIRSTHEALTH.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Jack Hamilton <JackHamilton@FIRSTHEALTH.COM>
Subject:      Re: Update a flatfile "in place"?
Comments: To: peter.crawford@DB.COM
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"Peter Crawford" <peter.crawford@DB.COM> wrote:

>I'm a little disappointed by some reccomendations against using update-in-place. >It only needs understanding and care. Is that not a prerequisite to be encouraged ?

Well, yes, but experience has shown that those qualities are not universally present.

-- JackHamilton@FirstHealth.com Development Manager, Technical Group METRICS Department, First Health West Sacramento, California USA


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