Databasen - NULL dates
jason at dragor.net
Wed Oct 18 11:04:36 BST 2006
On Wed Oct 18, 2006 at 10:51:41AM +0100, Nigel Rantor wrote:
> So, have been interviewing DB types lately, looking for a Guru.
> We got into a discussion about whether or not to use NULL values for
> dates that are as-yet-unknown. anyone have strong feelings and arguments
> either way?
> Interested to see where people stand.
I'd say NULL is a good state to be in as it clearly indicates that it has yet to be set, rather than some arbitary date. Best answer I can come up with without context of usage.
Do I pass and get an interview? ;)
Jason Tang - email: jason at dragor.net - msn: jason-msn at dragor.net
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