[thelist] VB.NET - Do RecordSets still exist?

Casey Crookston casey at thecrookstons.com
Thu Oct 7 16:52:21 CDT 2004

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Mitchell"

> The ADO.NET architecture centers around disconnected data. In .NET this is
> accomplished using DataSets.
> A somewhat equivalent object to the old ADO recordset is the DataReader in
> ADO.NET. This is a forward-only "firehose" that allows sequential access
> rows.

Hmm...  Okay.  So of course I'm wondering if it is possible, within a set of
rows (DataSets?), to move back and forth, set bookmarks, etc.  Surely
Microsoft would not have made their new technology LESS useful???

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