Boolean datatype implemented in FB 3

The support for a BOOLEAN datatype was the third most voted feature in the Firebird tracker. The deal with it was about make it right and complete, having booleans expressions allowed where values are expected, and vice versa. Oracle did it wrong and they BOOLEAN is crap.

Yesterday I finished and committed this support for Firebird 3. You can use them like any other type. You can index it, aggregate by it and sort by it. If you have an index on a boolean field, you can also do indexed searches by its negated form (NOT field).

Read full post in Adriano’s blog.

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