Subject Re: IB 6.1 Whish: boolean field
Author Damyan Ivanov
John Huntjens wrote:
> I wonder how the community feels abou implementing a boolean field type into
> interbase ?
> At this moment I use a domain, but i would like a real boolean type better.

and I replied:

What's wrong with the domain?
> create domain boolean as smallint default 0 not null check(value in
> (0,1))
> or
> create domain boolean as char(1) default 'F' not null check(value in
> ('F','T'))

and John replied:

> I know, but on the delphi side you cannot use a TBooleanField, but get a
> TSmallIntergerField, and thats needs some coding to work. (You cannot use a
> TDBCheckbox for example)

I see.

anyway, I use IBO and there's realy nice way of getting around this
give IBO a try, it is realy good.

> Also, I find some strange behaviour in the default, I have to duck in it
> deeper te remember what it was.
> John

Damyan Ivanov

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