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Re: Foxpro goto command and deleted records

 
 
Ethan Furman
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      07-18-2012
Ian Kelly wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 4:57 PM, Ethan Furman <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>> In Foxpro if you do a
>>
>> GOTO 7
>>
>> with deleted off and record 7 is deleted, the record pointer doesn't
>> move (at least in version 6).
>>
>> I don't like that.
>>
>> I see four other options:
>>
>> 0) don't move the pointer (listed for completeness)
>> 1) go to that record anyway
>> 2) go to the next undeleted record
>> 3) go to the seventh undeleted record (possibly the least practical)
>> 4) raise an exception
>>
>> Any opinions?

>
> Relevance to Python?


I'm deciding how my python dbf module will handle this situation.

http://python.org/pypi/dbf for the curious.

~Ethan~
 
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