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hi,

I was told to create a generic function which creates a DATASET and STRUCTURE to hold the dataset like tables columns rows etc.

I really dont understand what it could be used for? As per my understanding a dataset is populated by a dataApater from a SQL query and then it can be used.

but considering the requirement as of now what advantages would it have ? why would we need to create a functoin which a dataset can hold?
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Well the Dataset is going to hold tables
So May be you need to write a function that creates Tables (DataTables) on the fly and adds to the datasets Tables Collection....
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This is used in n-tier application architecture, all the data structures connections etc. are hold in a different tier, this is for easier maintenance and upgrading.
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Hmm, maybe I didn't understand the question correctly :-)
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may be you are right...
in that case it might be required to create Adapter classes that would interact with the database create datasets and return to the upper layer....
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