Re: Column naming convention good or bad?

From: Doctor Memory <"Doctor>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 08:54:25 -0800
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I wouldn't recommend going this route, for reasons others have already mentioned, but if you are, I would recommend using domain names instead of data types, and declaring all your attributes with domains (which IMHO you should be doing anyway).

"Ali Tajdari" <> wrote in message news:8ut094$fqo$
> My company is developing an SQL coding conventions document. We are
> currently considering using a three letter prefix for column names. The
> prefix would indicate the columns data type. Has anyone applied this type
> of standard before and was it useful? Is this naming convention bad?
> Examples: str_last_name or int_salary
> Ali Tajdari
Received on Wed Nov 22 2000 - 17:54:25 CET

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