In the last episode (Oct 13), Scott Haneda said:
> Given a IP range such as:
> 220.127.116.11 -> 18.104.22.168
> I want to store those 2 values in a database, before I insert a new value, I
> would like to test for the new values existence.
> Any idea what I should convert a IP address into in order to be able to
> operate on it with simple greater than, less than and equal to math?
INTEGER UNSIGNED. Use inet_ntoa() and inet_aton() if the language
you're using to insert/query can't convert ip addresses itself.