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Re: float storage

From: Jeff Kish <jeff.kish_at_mro.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 15:34:37 -0400
Message-ID: <k9ng63924fuqqumpdughkfhcqtnf1e2i39@4ax.com>


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>> So then I wondered, since these two columns are part of a primary key, is one
>> significantly better with respect to columns that are indexed?
>>
>> thanks
>> Jeff
>> Jeff Kish
>
>Datatype won't matter here. Whatever you choose, it is *VERY* unusual
>(not to say undesirable) to have non-integer data constitute a PK.
this is a legacy.
the elements represent text elements with positions on a page. there can be many such elements that are identical in text, page id and other identifiers, so the position indicates the difference.

thanks much.
Jeff Kish Received on Thu Jun 07 2007 - 14:34:37 CDT

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