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From:Paul DuBois Date:May 8 1999 6:15pm
Subject:Re: Building a database
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At 1:27 PM -0400 5/8/1999, Jim Faucette wrote:
>Boaz Yahav wrote:
>> 2. Is there a reason why I should prefer to use int(7) instead of int(11)
>> when I guess I will really need int(7) but thinking to the future...
>>     maybe I will need int(11)...
>
>It depends on the range you will allow for user input. If you allow them
>to enter a value that's out-of-range ... a 0 will be inserted in the
>field.


The range for int(7) and int(11) is the same.  The 7 and 11 are for
display width purposes.

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Building a databaseBoaz Yahav8 May
  • Re: Building a databaseJim Faucette8 May
    • Re: Building a databasePaul DuBois8 May