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From: james.jones_at_[hidden]
Date: 2006-10-06 11:58:43

From: Steve Hutton <shutton_at_[hidden]>
> I think it would be good practice to keep both queries and their related
> TypeConversions in the same header file. But of course even this isn't
> enough to ensure queries don't break - the database itself can always
> change :-) But using select * is another precaution that gives some
> added protection from database changes.

Surely you mean "... NOT using select *..."? I've always considered it a best practice not to use select * in any production code. Is there another perspective on this?

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