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Re: SQL Humor

From: Ross Presser <rpresser_at_NOSPAMgmail.com.invalid>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 16:33:29 -0400
Message-ID: <1ci3f1eakbwa6$.dlg@rosspresser.dyndns.org>


On Fri, 19 Aug 2005 10:18:04 -0700, Gene Wirchenko wrote:

> On Fri, 19 Aug 2005 12:32:53 -0400, "JT" <someone_at_microsoft.com>
> wrote:
>
> [snip]
>

>>I make good use of check constraints, especially on user entered VarChar 
>>columns. The reason I suggested VarChar(20) is to support in future changes 
>>the Fed may make to the SSN coding scheme.

>
> Why 20? Why not 30? Or 16?
>
> [snip]
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Gene Wirchenko

God have pity on the human race if they ever come close to needing 10^20 SSNs. Even 10^16 humans, even spread out over a hundred thousand years of living and dying, is far more than Earth could ever support. Received on Fri Aug 19 2005 - 15:33:29 CDT

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