Re: Oracle: why should one specify the width of a number column?

From: Philipp Post <>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 05:55:14 -0700 (PDT)
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This looks a bit oversized. The standard for this (ISO 3166 alpha-2) is made up by two letters, so country_cd CHAR(2) would look more appropriate. If you are using the numeric or the alpha-3 version of ISO 3166 you would have CHAR(3)


Philipp Post Received on Wed Sep 09 2009 - 07:55:14 CDT

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