Differences using the Connection.setReadOnly method

In the embedded mode, when the Connection.setReadOnly method has true as the parameter, the connection is marked as a read-only connection. When using a Network Server, the Connection.setReadOnly(true) method is ignored and the connection is not marked as a read-only connection.

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