Straws in the Wind Blog Articles
Today I had need to add some new functionality to my Oracle Spatial PL/SQL packages (will be available for download from my website soon).
I wrote the new functions and tested them against 10.2. But the deployment version was 9.2.
I could isolate the new functions in 10g SDO_UTIL but not in previous versions OK, but I got pretty annoyed when I discovered that the MDSYS.VERTEX_TYPE at 9.2 changed at 10.x.
At 9.2 MDSYS.VERTEX_TYPE is:
But at 10g it is:
What a pain!
All of which seems to reinforce my prejudice that persistent data structures are more stable than API based structures.